Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment Worldwide: A Lack of Standardized Care

25 Sep 2014 - 

John Ryan discusses his new paper on heterogeneity in pulmonary arterial hypertension clinical practice worldwide. Are you surprised by the lack of standardized care?

Another MacGyver Moment in Pacemaker Implantation

22 Sep 2014 - 

Dr. Westby Fisher gets creative with his medical technology.

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: September 22nd

22 Sep 2014 - 

This week’s topics include one-year outcomes after thrombus aspiration for MI, the evaluation and treatment of older patients with hypercholesterolemia, and more.

18 Sep Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM and John Ryan, MD wrote a post
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Fellows: Want to Blog for CardioExchange at AHA.14?

CardioExchange editors Harlan Krumholz and John Ryan are looking for fellows to blog for CardioExchange at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions from November 15th through the 19th in Chicago. If you are interested in blogging, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

18 Sep Corey E Ventetuolo, MD, MS wrote a post
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Do Hemodynamic Endpoints Have Value in Patients Treated for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension?

Corey E. Ventetuolo discusses her research group’s study of hemodynamic endpoints in clinical trials of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

17 Sep Thomas Maddox, MD MSc wrote a post
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Is It Safe to Offer PCI at VA Centers Without On-Site Cardiothoracic Surgery?

Thomas M. Maddox discusses his research group’s study of post-PCI outcomes at VA centers with or without on-site cardiothoracic surgery.

15 Sep Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP wrote a post
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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: September 15th

This week’s topics include prehospital ticagrelor in STEMI, ivabradine in stable CAD without clinical HF, FFR-guided PCI for stable CAD, and more.

15 Sep Benjamin Scirica, MD MPH wrote a post
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New Observations on Saxagliptin

Benjamin Scirica discusses his study group’s new analysis of data from the SAVOR-TIMI 53 randomized, placebo-controlled trial of saxagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes.

15 Sep Ethan J Weiss, M.D. wrote a post
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How to Ace Your Fellowship Interview

The following compilation of fellowship interview tips was originally published on Twitter between August 15th and 18th by Ethan Weiss, a cardiologist with 13 years of experience interviewing fellowship applicants. Matthew Pirotte also supplied this helpful graph categorizing potential applicants. 1. Prepare like you are interviewing for a job. You are. Know who you are meeting…

11 Sep Boback Ziaeian, MD wrote a post
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Race and Ethnicity Do Not Affect the Benefits of Device Therapy in Heart Failure

Boback Ziaeian discusses his observational study exploring the benefits of guideline-recommended cardiac resynchronization therapy and ICD therapy in heart failure patients, according to race and ethnicity.