Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Prevention of CVD, Cochrane Library; ePub 2018 Jul 18; Abdelhamid, et al

Elevated hs-CRP Among Patients with Prior MI, Am Heart J; ePub 2018 Jul 26; Pagidipati, et al

Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 Jul 18; Ogunbayo, et al

PIs and CV Outcomes in Patients with HIV and HF, J Am Coll Cardiol; 2018 Jul; Alvi, Neilan, et al

Hypertension in Blacks Higher Through Middle Age, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jul 11; Thomas, et al

Clinical Guidelines

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

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

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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

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Arrhythmias & EP

Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 Jul 18; Ogunbayo, et al

Is Poor Sleep a Risk Factor for AF?, Heart Rhythm; ePub 2018 Jun 25; Christensen, et al

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Hypertension

Hypertension in Blacks Higher Through Middle Age, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jul 11; Thomas, et al

Sex Differences & Tx Goals in Systemic Hypertension, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2018 Jun 22; Ochoa-Jimenez, 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

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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

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

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

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Heart Failure

PIs and CV Outcomes in Patients with HIV and HF, J Am Coll Cardiol; 2018 Jul; Alvi, Neilan, et al

Exercise Training Workloads in Patients with HF, Am Heart J; ePub 2018 Jul 10; Keteyian, et al

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