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Putting TOPCAT in Perspective (9 Apr 2014)

Bertram Pitt, MD, Marc A. Pfeffer, MD, and Clyde Yancy, MD

TOPCAT investigators Bertram Pitt and Mark Pfeffer discuss the trial, and Clyde Yancy offers his analysis.

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Some Thoughts on E-Communication and the Future of Medicine (8 Apr 2014)

Ahmad M Slim, M.D.

Dr. Ahmad Slim discusses the rise of digital communication between physicians and patients.

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Assessing the MRI Safety of New Pacemakers and ICDs (8 Apr 2014)

Promporn Suksaranjit, M.D.

Promporn Suksaranjit provides an update on the safety of pacemakers and ICDs in an MRI environment.

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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 7th (7 Apr 2014)

Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

This week’s topics include SYMPLICITY HTN-3, CoreValve, MADIT-CRT, and more.

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Are We Equipped to Make a CHOICE Between TAVR Devices? (31 Mar 2014)

E Tuzcu, MD

E. Murat Tuzcu offers his perspective on the CHOICE trial comparing the CoreValve and Edwards Sapien XT devices for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

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Long-Term Follow-Up from MADIT-CRT: Guideline Implications (30 Mar 2014)

Arthur J. Moss, MD

Arthur J. Moss discusses his research group’s study of long-term survival for patients who received cardiac resynchronization therapy with a defibrillator in the MADIT-CRT trial.

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TAVR: Are You Impressed Now? (29 Mar 2014)

Ajay J Kirtane, MD, SM

Interventionalist Ajay Kirtane offers his perspective on the new randomized trial comparing transcatheter (CoreValve) with surgical aortic valve replacement.

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Negative Findings on Renal Denervation for Hypertension: Sweet SYMPLICITY? (29 Mar 2014)

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

Deepak L. Bhatt, co-principal investigator of the SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, discusses the trial’s findings and their implications for clinical practice.

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ACC.14 Headquarters (28 Mar 2014)

CardioExchange Administrator, Staff

As ACC.14 unfolds, check our Headquarters page for all of our latest coverage!

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How Sure Can We Be About Optisure? (28 Mar 2014)

Edward J. Schloss, MD

Edward J. Schloss reflects on the release of the new Optisure family of ICD leads by St. Jude Medical, as well as the history of leads made by this company.