The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, together with eight other nuclear medicine and cardiology societies, have published a consensus document outlining the best practices for imaging and diagnosing cardiac amyloidosis.
Contrary to a recent FDA advisory that acknowledged a late mortality signal with paclitaxel-coated and -eluting devices, a study published in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy found such stents safe in the long-term for treating femoropopliteal lesions in people with peripheral artery disease.
Men who struggle with erectile dysfunction—especially more severe cases—are at an increased risk of CHD, total heart disease, stroke and all-cause mortality, according to research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Discharging patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS) under a 0- and 1-hour high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T protocol is helpful for clearing waiting rooms, according to work presented at the ESC Congress Sept. 3.
Chicago biotech company BIOLIFE4D announced this week it had successfully 3D-bioprinted a mini human heart—something the company noted as a “significant milestone” on the path to printing full-sized hearts viable for transplant.