Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Detection & Management of Resistant Hypertension, Hypertension; ePub 2018 Sep 13; Carey, et al

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

Timing of ICD Placement From Last Hospitalization for HF, Circulation; ePub 2018 Sep 13; Ambrosy, et al

FFR and Quality of Life After PCI, Circulation; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Nishi, et al

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

Clinical Guidelines

ACC/AHA Updates Guideline for Management of CHD, Circulation; ePub 2018 Aug 14; Stout, et al

2017 ACC/AHA BP Guideline Impact on Stroke Survivors, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jun 6; Lekoubou, et al

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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

Detection & Management of Resistant Hypertension, Hypertension; ePub 2018 Sep 13; Carey, et al

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

Read more in Hypertension

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

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

Stroke

Breastfeeding and Risk of Stroke in Postmenopausal Women, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Aug 22; Jacobson, et al

2017 ACC/AHA BP Guideline Impact on Stroke Survivors, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jun 6; Lekoubou, et al

Read more in Stroke

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

Read more in Thrombosis

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

Racial Differences in Statin Use, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2018 Jun 13; Nanna, et al

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

Read more in Hypercholesterolemia

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

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CAD & Atherosclerosis

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

FFR and Quality of Life After PCI, Circulation; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Nishi, et al

Read more in CAD & Atherosclerosis

Preventive Care

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

Does Dietary Diversity Promote a Healthy Weight?, Circulation; ePub 2018 Aug 9; de Oliveira, et al

Read more in Preventive Care