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Research & Reviews  8,989 results

Tilt testing remains a valuable asset.
https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab084
European Heart Journal; Sutton R, Fedorowski A et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Head-up tilt test (TT) has been used for >50 years to study heart rate/blood pressure adaptation to positional changes, to model responses to haemorrhage, to assess orthostatic hypotension, and to evaluate haemodynamic and neuroendocrine responses...

Use of a 5-Item Modified Frailty Index for Risk Stratification in Patients Undergoing B...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002765
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Hermiz SJR, Lauzon S et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Frailty can be quantified using an index score to effectively predict surgical outcomes and complications. The modified frailty index (mFI) score includes 5 patient-specific medical history comorbidities including diabetes mellitus, congestive hea...

The effect of nurse-led interventions on re-admission and mortality for congestive hear...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000024599
Medicine Qiu X, Lan C et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - The European Society of Cardiology guidelines recommend the implementation of nurse-led heart failure programs to achieve optimal management of patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). In this analysis, we aimed to systematically show the imp...

Prognostic value of reduction in left atrial size during a follow-up of heart failure: ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044409
BMJ Open; Shiba M, Kato T et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - The association between sequential changes in left atrial diameter (LAD) and prognosis in heart failure (HF) remains to be elucidated. The present study aimed to investigate the link between reduction in LAD and clinical outcomes in patients with ...

Aortic pulsatility index predicts clinical outcomes in heart failure: a sub-analysis of...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.13246
ESC Heart Failure; Belkin MN, Alenghat FJ et. al.

Feb 17th, 2021 - Aortic pulsatility index (API), calculated as (systolic-diastolic blood pressure)/pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), is a novel haemodynamic measurement representing both cardiac filling pressures and contractility. We hypothesized that AP...

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Guidelines  19 results

AHA's "Life's Simple 7" Reduces Heart Failure Risk
https://www.patientcareonline.com/cardiovascular-disease/ahas-lifes-simple-7-reduces-heart-failure-risk

Jul 24th, 2019 - The incidence of congestive heart failure (HF) was reduced by 47% in a group of individuals adhering to a combination of healthy lifestyle practices; among individuals who adhered to an “ideal” combination of those practices, HF was reduced by 55%...

Lisinopril: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com
https://www.drugs.com/lisinopril.html

Apr 30th, 2019 - Lisinopril is used to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure and to improve survival after a heart attack. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Nitroglycerin - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482382/
Kim,K.,et al

Mar 1st, 2019 - Nitroglycerin is a vasodilatory drug that is used primarily to provide relief from anginal chest pain. Nitroglycerin has been FDA approved since 2000 and was first sold by Pfizer under the brand name Nitrostat. It is currently FDA approved for the...

Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors for prevention or delay of type 2 diabetes and associated complications in people at increased risk of type 2 diabetes
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD005061.pub3/full
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Moelands,S.,et al

Dec 27th, 2018 - Background Alpha‐glucosidase inhibitors (AGI) reduce blood glucose levels and may thus prevent or delay type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and its associated complications in people at risk of developing of T2DM. Objectives To assess the effects of ...

Systemic Therapy for Patients With Advanced Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2–Positiv...
http://ascopubs.org/doi/full/10.1200/JCO.2018.79.2697
Sharon H. Giordano

Sep 9th, 2018 - HER2-targeted therapy is recommended for patients with HER2-positive advanced breast cancer, except for those with clinical congestive heart failure or significantly compromised left ventricular ejection fraction, who should be evaluated on a case.

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Drugs  1,375 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  10,883 results

Tilt testing remains a valuable asset.
https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab084
European Heart Journal; Sutton R, Fedorowski A et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Head-up tilt test (TT) has been used for >50 years to study heart rate/blood pressure adaptation to positional changes, to model responses to haemorrhage, to assess orthostatic hypotension, and to evaluate haemodynamic and neuroendocrine responses...

Use of a 5-Item Modified Frailty Index for Risk Stratification in Patients Undergoing B...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002765
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Hermiz SJR, Lauzon S et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Frailty can be quantified using an index score to effectively predict surgical outcomes and complications. The modified frailty index (mFI) score includes 5 patient-specific medical history comorbidities including diabetes mellitus, congestive hea...

Aldactazide - spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazide tablet, film coated-Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=d44637a7-b980-4bb1-832c-f5a0f73f8259

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Spironolactone, an ingredient of ALDACTAZIDE, has been shown to be a tumorigen in chronic toxicity studies in rats (see Precautions section). ALDACTAZIDE should be used only in those conditions described below. Unnecessary use of this drug should ...

Vetmedin - pimobendan capsule-Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=16821ca9-ddb7-4ecf-9642-4f38b40465f1

Feb 22nd, 2021 - 1. For the treatment of congestive heart failure originating from dilated cardiomyopathy or valvular insufficiency. It is recommended that the diagnosis of congestive heart failure be confirmed by radiographs or diuretic responsiveness. Treatment ...

Enalapril maleate - enalapril maleate tablet-NuCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=48fd2413-8a2e-423a-e054-00144ff8d46c

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Enalapril maleate is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Enalapril maleate is effective alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents, especially thiazide-type diuretics. The blood pressure lowering effects of enalapril malea...

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News  657 results

Cardiologist, Antiwar Activist Bernard Lown Dies at 99
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945966

Feb 16th, 2021 - Dr Bernard Lown walks on the bridge renamed in his honor in Lewiston, Maine. BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Bernard Lown, a Massachusetts cardiologist who invented the first reliable heart defibrillator and later co-founded an anti-nuclear war group that was a...

Atrial Fibrillation Clinical Practice Guidelines (ESC/EACTS, 2020)
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/938242

Sep 29th, 2020 - Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AF) were released in August 2020 by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in collaboration with the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).[1,2] Diagnosis...

Severe Obesity Ups Risk for Death in Younger Men With COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935821

Aug 16th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. In a large California healthcare plan, among patients with COVID-19, men aged 60 years and younger had a much higher risk of dying within 3 weeks ...

Bundled Payments Tied to Reduced Spending With Less Skilled Nursing Utilization
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/934006

Jul 15th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Medicare bundled payments for acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and pneumonia are associated with reduced spending and less use of skilled nursing, a U.S. study suggest...

Fast Five Quiz: Anemia in Myelodysplastic Syndrome
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/930378

Jun 1st, 2020 - Anemia, a common manifestation of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), causes fatigue, malaise, and congestive heart failure. Half of patients with MDS will require a red blood cell transfusion during the course of their illness. Do you know key inform...

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Patient Education  11 results see all →