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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 27th (27 Apr 2015)

Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

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.

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Through the Fog of Data on Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke (27 Apr 2015)

Rory J Spiegel, MD

Perspective on an array of trials of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke — and on the potential consequences of early trial cessation.

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Remembering Kanu Chatterjee (20 Apr 2015)

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM

Harlan Krumholz shares memories of his mentor, legendary cardiologist and teacher Kanu Chatterjee.

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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 20th (20 Apr 2015)

Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

This week’s topics include the efficacy and safety of both alirocumab and evolocumab in reducing lipids and CV events, survival and outcomes following bioprosthetic vs. mechanical mitral valve replacement, and more.

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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 13th (13 Apr 2015)

Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

This week’s topics include the TOTAL trial and surgical ablation of AF during mitral-valve surgery.

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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 9th (9 Apr 2015)

Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

This week’s topics include the PROMISE trial, the efficacy of folic acid therapy in primary prevention of stroke among patients with hypertension in China, and more.

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Digoxin Use in Afib: Revisiting Data from ROCKET AF (9 Apr 2015)

Manesh R. Patel, MD

Manesh R. Patel discusses his research group’s retrospective analysis of data on digoxin use among patients with atrial fibrillation in the ROCKET AF trial.

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Bringing Clarity and Consensus to the Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with CAD (6 Apr 2015)

Elliott Antman, MD

AHA President Elliott Antman discusses the recent scientific statement from the AHA/ACC/ASH on the treatment of hypertension in patients with existing CAD.

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Liberal Changes to rt-PA Contraindications for Acute Ischemic Stroke (2 Apr 2015)

Craig Cocchio, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Craig Cocchio discussing changes to the contraindications for acute ischemic stroke, about which the FDA has been curiously silent.

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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 30th (30 Mar 2015)

Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

This week’s topics include two papers comparing everolimus-eluting stents and CABG and a study of short-term exposure to air pollution and stroke.