When it comes to aerobic fitness, “too much of a good thing” doesn’t seem to apply. So finds the largest-ever cohort study of long-term mortality in patients undergoing exercise treadmill testing.
A large analysis of pooled PARTNER data eases concerns that endocarditis risk might be higher with transcatheter rather than surgical approaches to aortic valve replacement.
Current guidelines recommend exercise stress echo, but it can’t reliably detect significant obstructive CAD in patients with LBBB at rest. We share nuanced recommendations for alternatives.