Good Night, and Good Luck

6 hours ago - 

A final farewell from the CardioExchange editors

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: May 11th

11 May 2015 - 

This week’s topics include a comparison of catheter ablation for persistent AF, left atrial appendage exclusion with the Lariat device, the obesity paradox in type 2 diabetes, and more.

Big Data, Big Problems

7 May 2015 - 

Calling attention to the health data generated by today’s wearable devices, John Ryan wonders: Who ultimately owns this information and what can they do with it?

7 May Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP wrote a post
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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: May 7th

This week’s topics are a comparison of a retrievable inferior vena cava filter plus anticoagulation vs. anticogulation alone for recurrent PE, the cost effectiveness and population impact of statins for primary prevention in U.S. adults age 75 and older, and more.

1 May Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM wrote a post
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A Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Harlan Krumholz reflects on the CardioExchange community.

1 May Jonathan N. Adler, MD, MS wrote a post
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A Message from NEJM Group

An important notification about CardioExchange

1 May Paul S. Chan, MD, MS wrote a post
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The Baltimore Protests: A Call for Physicians to Become Mentors

Paul Chan discusses how the Baltimore riots should call physicians to action.

1 May Anthony Pearson, MD wrote a post
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Red Yeast Rice: Let’s Lower Cholesterol with Unknown Amounts of a Statin

Anthony Pearson wonders why some patients would choose unregulated “natural” cholesterol-lowering dietary supplements over safe and effective prescription statins.

29 Apr Brahmajee Kartik Nallamothu, MD, MPH wrote a post
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Fallout from the Baltimore Protests: QCOR 2015 Canceled

Brahmajee Nallamothu, the chair of the 2015 Quality of Care and Outcomes Research meeting, reflects on its cancelation.

27 Apr Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP wrote a post
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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 27th

This week’s topics include a contemporary appraisal of the heart-failure epidemic in Olmstead County, Minnesota, and a study of ex-vivo perfusion of donor hearts for human heart transplantation.