Methamphetamine-associated PAH: First Prospective Cohort StudyMethamphetamine abuse is on a steady rise in the US. A new study highlights the nature and dangers of Meth-PAH.
Hypertension, Target Organ Injury, and the BrainQuiz: Are you current on early evidence that suggests hypertension is a risk factor for Alzheimer disease and other dementias? .
Dose-adjusted DOACs vs Warfarin: Overview of EfficacyPatients who require dose adjustment when taking direct oral anticoagulants have not been well studied. This large study is a good start.
No Difference in CV Outcomes with Statin plus Add-on vs Statin AloneThe HIJ-PROPER study found intensive LDL-lowering therapy added no additional therapeutic value in patients with ACS.
Hellenic Heart Failure Study: Impact of Mediterranean Diet on Recurrent ACSResults of this study suggest a role for the anti-inflammatory diet in secondary prevention.
Aspirin, Clopidogrel, DOAC, Warfarin: What Combination after PCI in Patients with AF?Quick Quiz: Which antiplatelet/antithrombin combination provides greatest efficacy with least risk for bleeding?
Blood Pressure and Target Organ Damage: The HeartThe spectrum of hypertensive heart disease is broad. Try these 2 questions to help sharpen your focus on points along the disease continuum.
Toward Improved Risk Stratification in Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionA new study supports the utility of pulmonary arterial proportional pulse pressure to predict 5-year mortality in patients with PAH.
ECG Challenge: Subtle but SignificantWhat cause of persistent DOE, fatigue in this patient who is s/p CABG and maze ablation? Your ECG read?
VEGFI-induced Hypertension: How to Manage This New Syndrome?Hypertension has been observed in every trial of antiangiogenic cancer therapy. How should it be treated?