According to a recent article, published in the January Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), a cardiology fellow can earn an extra $60,000 per year by working a
Invasive strategy superior to conservative strategy in elderly with NSTEMI or unstable angina, study finds
Patients were at least 80 years of age and were randomly assigned to early coronary angiography with immediate percutaneous coronary intervention assessment, coronary artery bypass grafting, and optimum medical treatment, or a conservative strategy
With this newly collaborative relationship, and financial support from an American College of Cardiology grant, the hospitals set to work on a project to reduce door-to-balloon time. ... We're not repeating EKGs unnecessarily,” he said. The hospitals
Results were published online on March 27 by JAMA Cardiology. During the study period, there were 4,321 hospitalizations due to heart failure (47.3% women; 53.3% white) and
statement from the Taskforce on Takotsubo Syndrome of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. ... Takotsubo Syndrome of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.
with heart attack or stroke, said Gregg Fonarow, MD, professor of medicine and co-chief in the division of cardiology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Data from 10,148 patients treated at 134 hospitals were examined. Eligible patients were those who met Class I recommendations for ICDs according to the American College of Cardiology/American Heart ... Their results appeared in the February 3 Journal of
stroke. The AHA/ASA Stroke Council commissioned authors from cardiology, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, nursing, radiology and vascular neurology to revise the previous guidelines after a systematic review of the evidence.
The results do not challenge the value of strategies to reduce length of stay but do highlight potential additional approaches to improve care, including rapid cardiology follow-up after a short ... stay and multidisciplinary follow-up, both general and
The researchers noted that their study involved only one academic medical center and general medicine and cardiology patients.