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Cases from the Medical College of Wisconsin

A mycotic aneurysm, retroperitoneal hematoma, and more.
28 Feb 2024

Medications that can exacerbate heart failure often continued despite heart failure hospitalization

Many heart failure patients were still prescribed albuterol, metformin, or diltiazem at discharge, as well as many other medications on the American Heart Association's list of drugs that can precipitate or induce heart failure.
13 Nov 2019

Studies look at outcomes with drug use and heart failure, infective endocarditis

Almost 10% of patients with acute heart failure tested positive for drug use, a French study found, while an analysis of U.S. patients who injected drugs and underwent surgery for infective endocarditis found that 79% had relapsed and 68% had died by five years.
21 Feb 2024

Meta-analysis compares mortality benefits of heart failure treatment combinations

Patients taking an angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor, beta-blocker, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, and sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor showed the greatest reduction in risk of death, the analysis of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction found.
15 Dec 2021

Community paramedics treating heart failure

Cardiologists and paramedics collaborated to keep some patients out of the hospital.
20 Sep 2023

Education, feedback for clinicians did not affect inpatient or postdischarge heart failure outcomes

An intervention targeting hospital clinicians had no significant effect on time to first heart failure rehospitalization or death or quality-of-care scores among patients discharged after hospitalization for acute heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, a recent trial found.
4 Aug 2021

Heart failure care at home

The hospital at home model appears particularly suited to patients who require hospitalization for heart failure, a recent cardiology commentary said.
14 Jun 2023

Beta-blockers after discharge associated with improved outcomes in older patients with heart failure

Ninety-day mortality and readmission rates were significantly lower in Medicare patients who received a beta-blocker after hospital discharge for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction than in those who did not, even if they were 75 years of age and older.
16 Jun 2021

CAD testing associated with improved outcomes in new-onset heart failure

A retrospective cohort study found that risk for heart failure readmission or all-cause mortality was lower in patients hospitalized with new-onset heart failure who underwent coronary artery disease (CAD) testing within 90 days.
31 Jan 2024

Discharge of heart failure patients to settings not recommended by therapists linked to increased readmission risk

Patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure who were discharged to a less intensive postacute setting than that recommended by physical and occupational therapists were more likely to be readmitted within 30 days than those discharged according to recommendations.
4 Aug 2021

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