Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Anticoagulation in Patients with AF and HF, Clin Cardiol; ePub 2018 Dec 23; Contreras, et al

Serum Uric Acid, Silent MI & Mortality, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 Dec 19; Ahmad, et al

Catheter Ablation for AF in Adults with CHD, Heart Rhythm; ePub 2018 Dec 26; Liang, et al

Cognitive Impairment in Adults with Incident HF, J Card Fail; ePub 2018 Dec 22; Sterling, et al

LDL-C Level Reduction Consistent with Evolocumab , JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2018 Dec 12; Qamar, et al

Preventive Care

Liraglutide & CV Events in Patients with T2D & CKD, Circulation; ePub 2018 Oct 3; Mann, et al

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

Read more in Preventive Care

Stroke

Disparities in Use of Oral Anticoagulants for AF, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2018 Nov 28; Essien, et al

Seasonal Patterns of Stroke in the US, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Nov 16; Chu, et al

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Thrombosis

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

Efficacy of NOACs in Patients with AF and VHD, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Apr 5; Briasoulis, et al

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Arrhythmias & EP

Anticoagulation in Patients with AF and HF, Clin Cardiol; ePub 2018 Dec 23; Contreras, et al

Catheter Ablation for AF in Adults with CHD, Heart Rhythm; ePub 2018 Dec 26; Liang, 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

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

Heart Failure

Anticoagulation in Patients with AF and HF, Clin Cardiol; ePub 2018 Dec 23; Contreras, et al

Cognitive Impairment in Adults with Incident HF, J Card Fail; ePub 2018 Dec 22; Sterling, et al

Read more in Heart Failure

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

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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