Cardiology Round-Up: Vitamin D Supplementation after CABG, Women in Cardiology; and More

Total Major Adverse Events in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease

A recent study suggested that quantifying the burden of disease in patients with peripheral artery disease requires the consideration of total adverse events and number of affected vascular territories.

Vitamin D Supplementation to Reduce Post-CABG Atrial Fibrillation

The use of vitamin D supplementation appeared to reduce the incidence of atrial fibrillation and the length of hospital stay or intensive care unit stay after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.

Drs. Suzanne Baron & Sohan Iqbal Discuss Women’s Heart Health

Suzanne J. Baron, MD, MSc, Director of Interventional Cardiology Research at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, and Sohah N. Iqbal, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Salem Hospital in Massachusetts, discuss women’s heart health issues.

CardioNerds: Dr. Kamala Tamirisa On the Importance of Representation in Cardiology

CardioNerds correspondent, Dr. Liane Arcinas, and Kamala Tamirisa, MD, FACC, FHRS, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, from the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, spoke about cardiac electrophysiology and two recent articles on women in underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.