A new study finds quantitative delayed hyperenhancement on cardiac MR imaging offers insight into disease duration and expected response to treatment in patients with recurrent pericarditis.
A brief case vignette showcases the clinical setting in which this increasingly popular strain-based heart imaging technique may have its greatest diagnostic and prognostic value.
In this Q&A, Cleveland Clinic’s new Cardiothoracic Surgery Chair shares his vision for the department he now leads, the future of his specialty and collaboration in cardiovascular care.
Both of this year’s lifetime honors in echocardiography went to Cleveland Clinic caregivers — Dr. William Stewart won the physician award and Margaret (Koko) Park earned the sonographer prize.
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New studies on male-female differences in response to cardiac resynchronization therapy promise to reshape the way patients are selected to receive CRT devices. The lead investigator explains how.
When a center has an annual vascular surgery case volume beyond 7,500 and one of the largest vascular medicine programs in the U.S., it’s bound to yield some notable stats. Here’s a sampling.
The trial’s new health status analysis gives even more reason to consider CABG the preferred revascularization strategy for patients with anatomically complex three-vessel or left main disease.
The lead investigator of the STS/ACC TVT Registry study presented at ACC.17 explains why its findings suggest valve-in-valve TAVR might be the treatment of choice for inoperable and even high-risk patients.
FOURIER was the big news out of ACC, but other PCSK9 inhibitor trials mattered as well, including its EBBINGHAUS substudy and the SPIRE and ORION-1 trials. Dr. Steven Nissen outlines the takeaways.
The transcatheter approach to aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risk patients appears to curb the risk of these potentially deadly effects, new subanalyses presented at ACC.17 show.