The Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology is a list composed by the Practical Cardiology editorial staff aimed at highlighting relevant coverage of news in cardiovascular medicine.
Every Friday, Practical Cardiology provides a curated list of 5 articles focused or related to a particular topic. This week, the Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology highlights the latest edition of Inside Cardiology, which features a 5-part panel discussion with Practical Cardiology Editorial Advisory Board members Guy Mintz, MD, Lucia Novak, CRNP, and Brett Nowlan, MD.
The AHA has released a scientific statement aimed at outlining the current knowledge base related to risk of cardiovascular disease associated with hormonal therapies used in the treatment of breast and prostate cancer.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have released a special report related to the treatment of blood clots or low platelet counts related to the COVID-19 vaccine, which has garnered mass amounts of attention despite being a rare complication.
An analysis of claims data from more than 7k patients suggests patients with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery experienced a 68% reduction in cardiac mortality and 34% reduction in cardiac events compared against standard medical management.
New data from an analysis of the ISCHEMIA trial is providing insight into the days alive out of hospital with an initial invasive or conservative approach to the management of stable ischemic heart disease.
Dr. Paul Thompson reflects on the results of recent N-of-1 studies examining the effects of statin therapy on muscle pain and offers his perspective on the conclusions drawn by these trials.