Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Comparing Hypertension Guidelines in CV Events, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2018 May 23; Bundy, et al

Lung Function & CVD Risk in Patients with MetS & DM, Clin Cardiol; ePub 2018 May 24; Lee, et al

DOACs vs Warfarin in Non-Valvular AF Patients, Circulation; ePub 2018 May 24; Nazha, et al

Estimating HFpEF in Patients with Unexplained Dyspnea, Circulation; ePub 2018 May 23; Reddy, et al

LLT Use in Patients with Elevated LDL-C, Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes; ePub 2018 May 10; Virani, et al

Lipid Disorders

AHA Issues Advisory on Dietary Fats & CVD , Circulation; ePub 2017 Jun 15; Sacks, et al

Fixed-Dose Combo Therapy for Prevention of ASCVD, Cochrane Database; ePub 2017 Mar 6; Bahiru, et al

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Stroke

Racial Differences in Stroke in Patients with AF, Heart Rhythm; ePub 2018 Feb 19; Patel, et al

Antibiotic Therapy in People with Acute Stroke, Cochrane Library; ePub 2018 Jan 22; Vermeij, et al

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Heart Failure

Estimating HFpEF in Patients with Unexplained Dyspnea, Circulation; ePub 2018 May 23; Reddy, et al

OSA & Risk of Hospitalization in Patients with HFpEF, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 May 11; Abdullah, et al

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Thrombosis

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

FDA Approves Xarelto for Extended Treatment of VTE, Bayer news release; ePub 2017 Oct 30

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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

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Hypercholesterolemia

LLT Use in Patients with Elevated LDL-C, Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes; ePub 2018 May 10; Virani, et al

Evolocumab in Differing Patient Populations , J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn; ePub 2018 May 7; Kuchimanchi, 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