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?
How Dangerous is Digoxin in AF?Results of a post-hoc analysis of the ENGAGE-AF TIMI 48 trial show the answer could depend on a heart failure Dx.
Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Bad CombinationCaution: Approach every patient with SLE as a “bundle of cardiovascular risks” greater than the sum of its parts
Quiz: Is Beta-blockade Safe in COPD Patients?Beta-blockers may decrease FEV1 but have shown remarkable benefits in COPD patients. True or False?
What About Masked Hypertension?T or F: It appears that masked hypertension is often the consequence of nocturnal blood pressure elevations.
Exercise-induced Hypertension: Benign or Predictive?T or F: A delayed decline of SBP during exercise recovery predicts severe coronary artery disease. Try the rest of this exercise challenge.