This week’s topics include targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest, the safety and efficacy of DES in women, and more.
Jyothy Puthumana discusses his research group’s Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging study, for which they compared prosthesis-patient mismatch prevalence and its impact on survival.
This week’s topic is the risk for first VTE among pregnant women who are hospitalized.
Paul Heidereich discusses his research group’s study of variation in the use of left ventriculography at VA hospitals nationwide.
Reflections on JFK From an Irish Cardiologist in Dallas (27 Nov 2013)John Ryan, MD
While attending AHA in Dallas, John Ryan visits the site of JFK’s assassination and reflects on what the President meant to the Irish then and now.
Christian Thomas Ruff, a coauthor of the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial of edoxaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation, discusses the future of novel anticoagulants.
This week’s topics include DAPT cessation and coronary events after PCI, statins and cognitive function, and more.
Martin Than discusses his study group’s randomized trial comparing a 2-hour diagnostic protocol with a standard protocol for patients who report chest pain in the emergency department.
Next Steps for the Randomized Registry Trial (21 Nov 2013)Michael Solon Lauer, MD
Michael S. Lauer discusses his article titled “The Randomized Registry Trial — The Next Disruptive Technology in Clinical Research?”
An Insider’s Look at TACT (19 Nov 2013)Gervasio Antonio Lamas, MD
TACT investigator Gervasio Lamas provides an inside look at how the TACT trial began, the controversial journey so far, and what he hopes it will accomplish.