Risk Reclassification With Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography-Visualized Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease According to 2018 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Guidelines (from the Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Evaluation for Clinical Outcomes : An International Multicenter Registry [CONFIRM]).

Abstract: The 2018 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) cholesterol management guideline recommends risk enhancers in the borderline-risk and statin recommended/intermediate-risk groups. We determined the risk reclassification by […]

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Five-year outcomes following timely primary percutaneous intervention, late primary percutaneous intervention, or a pharmaco-invasive strategy in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: the FAST-MI programme.

Abstract: ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) guidelines recommend primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) as the default reperfusion strategy when feasible ?120?min of diagnostic ECG, and a pharmaco-invasive strategy otherwise. There […]

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Stroke and thromboembolism prevention in atrial fibrillation.

Abstract: Prevention of stroke and systemic thromboembolism remains the cornerstone for management of atrial fibrillation (AF) and flutter. Multiple risk assessment models for stroke and systemic thromboembolism are currently available. […]

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Comparison of Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Interventions in Patients of Eighty Years and Above Compared With Those Less Than 80 Years.

Abstract: Life expectancy in the United States has increased due to advances in health care. Despite increased utilization of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), octogenarian patients are less likely to be […]

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Impact of Multidisciplinary Pulmonary Embolism Response Team Availability on Management and Outcomes.

Abstract: Treatment strategies for complex patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) are often debated given patient heterogeneity, multitude of available treatment modalities, and lack of consensus guidelines. Although multidisciplinary Pulmonary Embolism […]

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Prognostic Role of Late Gadolinium Enhancement in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Low-to-Intermediate Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Score.

Abstract: Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the most life-threating complication of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) suggest the implantation of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator in […]

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