Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Trends in LDL-C and 2013 Treatment Guidelines, Clin Cardiol; ePub 2018 Nov 15; Superko, et al

PCSK9 Inhibitors Reduce Risk of CV Events, Nat Rev Cardiol; ePub 2018 Nov 12; Sabatine, et al

Risk Factors for CVD in Heterozygous FH, J Clin Lipidol; ePub 2018 Nov 7; Akioyamen, et al

Hypercholesterolemia Patients on Suboptimal Statins, J Atheroscler Thromb; ePub 2018 Oct 26; Kajinami, et al

Cholesterol Guidelines Stress Lifetime Approach, Circulation; ePub 2018 Nov 10; Grundy, et al

Hypercholesterolemia

Trends in LDL-C and 2013 Treatment Guidelines, Clin Cardiol; ePub 2018 Nov 15; Superko, et al

PCSK9 Inhibitors Reduce Risk of CV Events, Nat Rev Cardiol; ePub 2018 Nov 12; Sabatine, et al

Read more in Hypercholesterolemia

Arrhythmias & EP

New AF Diagnosed by 30-Day Rhythm Monitoring, Am Heart J; ePub 2018 Nov 12; Farris, et al

Cancer Treatment-Induced Arrhythmia with TCAs, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Oct 13; Nickel, et al

Read more in Arrhythmias & EP

Venous Thromboembolism

VTE risk for continuous cycle oral contraceptives, Li J et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 1. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4251

Read more in Venous Thromboembolism

CAD & Atherosclerosis

CAD Severity as a Function of Patient Sex, Am Heart J; ePub 2018 Oct 2; Pagidipati, et al

Does Aspirin Prevent CV Events in Older Adults?, N Engl J Med; ePub 2018 Sep 16; McNeil, et al

Read more in CAD & Atherosclerosis

Health Policy

Relevance of Health Literacy to CV Health, Circulation; ePub 2018 Jun 4; Magnani, et al

Improving CV Health in Women Through Provider Collaboration, Circulation; ePub 2018 May 10; Brown, et al

Read more in Health Policy

Hypertension

Hypertension and ECG-LVH and CV Mortality, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 Oct 18; Cao, et al

Obtaining a Reliable Estimate of Home Blood Pressure, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Oct 5; Bello, et al

Read more in Hypertension

Imaging

AHA Statement Evaluates Quality of CV Imaging , Circ Cardiovasc Imaging; ePub 2017 Dec 14; Shaw, et al

Imaging Options for Diagnosing Myocardial Ischemia, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2017 Aug 16; Danad, et al

Read more in Imaging

Lipid Disorders

Lipoprotein Particles and PAD in Women, Circulation; ePub 2018 Aug 31; Aday, et al

Long-Term LDL-C and CV Mortality Risk, Circulation; ePub 2018 Aug 16; Abdullah, et al

Read more in Lipid Disorders

Pediatrics

Lead Exposure & BP Trends in Children, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Zachariah, et al

BP Targets During Pediatric In-Hospital CPR, Circulation; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Berg, et al

Read more in Pediatrics

Practice Management

Therapeutic Patient Education for CV Self-Management , Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes; ePub 2017 Jun 19; Barnason, et al

Can Women with CHD Have Safe Pregnancies?, Circulation; ePub 2017 Jan 12; Canobbio, et al

Read more in Practice Management