Where are you with wearable devices? Sporting an Apple Watch or a Fitbit right now? When was the last time you looked at it? When patients ask you about a new device they saw on the internet, do you do some intel?
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is emerging from the shadows as an important cause of myocardial infarction in younger women. That visibility is leading to fundamental changes in how the condition is diagnosed and treated.
Atrial fibrillation patients with coronary artery disease pose a delicate balancing act for physicians. A growing awareness of bleeding vs. ischemic risks could soon lead to a steadier therapeutic response.
As rates of infective endocarditis among intravenous drug users skyrocket, cardiologists are finding that treating the heart condition without addressing the disease of addiction contributes to readmissions and mortality.