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A different score and factor to consider before surgery

Hospitalists should think beyond the Revised Cardiac Risk Index when providing preoperative assessments, attendees at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 learned.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/05/04/a-different-score-and-factor-to-consider-before-surgery.htm
4 May 2022

Cardiology groups issue guidance on heart failure

A focused update addresses biomarkers, new therapies for stage C heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, new data on important comorbidities, and new insights into heart failure prevention.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2017/05/03/4.htm
3 May 2017

For ACS patients, risk of repeat event high immediately after discharge

A follow-up analysis of patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) found a greater than 40% risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal ischemic stroke, or cardiovascular death shortly after discharge, compared to a risk of only about 6% per year after one year.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/05/04/for-acs-patients-risk-of-repeat-event-high-immediately-after-discharge.htm
4 May 2022

Cardiac societies release guideline on evaluation, diagnosis of chest pain

The recommendations from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, with support from other societies, provide algorithms for assessing and diagnosing chest pain in adults and offer 10 take-home points, including on use of testing and imaging.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/10/3.htm
10 Nov 2021

Continuing aspirin for no reason?

A speaker made the case for anticoagulant monotherapy in selected patients with stable coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation during a “Things We Do For No Reason” session at SHM Converge 2022.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/04/27/continuing-aspirin-for-no-reason.htm
27 Apr 2022

One- and two-hour chest pain triage algorithms better than older three-hour one

The European Society of Cardiology's 0/1-hour and 0/2-hour algorithms for triage of suspected acute myocardial infarction had higher sensitivity and negative predictive value than the society's 0/3-hour algorithm, according to a new meta-analysis.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/24/1.htm
24 Nov 2021

May 2007

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2007/05/

High-sensitivity troponin reduced the cascade of cardio interventions after chest pain

An analysis of ED patients found an increase in repeat troponin testing and EKGs, but reductions in CT scans, stress tests, cardiology evaluations, and hospitalizations associated with implementation of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin testing.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/06/23/4.htm
23 Jun 2021

Risk for adverse outcomes after early-onset MI appears higher in Black patients

Researchers calculated that 45.7% of race-related disparity in major adverse cardiac events after myocardial infarction (MI) among younger and middle-aged patients was due to lower income, highlighting the importance of social determinants of health.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/01/3.htm
1 Sep 2021

Stents, cholesterol and heart drugs dominate cardiology conference talks

The appropriate use of stents, the efficacy of cholesterol drugs and the safety of heart failure medication were hot topics at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 56th Annual Scientific Session, held in New Orleans in March. An unusual number of failed trials were unveiled at the conference.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2007/05/card-conf.htm
15 May 2007

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