Practice Management

“The Ross procedure should be considered in young and middle-aged adults who need AVR and can be referred to dedicated centers with expertise in this operation,” researchers explained. 

Illegal photos were also found on the cardiologist's phone after police officers raided his home. 

Current heart failure definitions are "ambiguous and lack standardization," the groups wrote.

These latest findings are based on data from the VERDICT trial.

Both procedures were a part of a clinical trial—and both occurred at the same facility.

The International League Against Epilepsy and American Epilepsy Society formed a task force to investigate this new warning, sharing its findings in Epilepsia Open

Burnout among cardiologists, however, did not get worse as a result of COVID-19. 

The systematic review, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, included 13 different studies published from 2009 to 2019. 

Researchers explored data from more than 5,000 patients who were prescribed one of the two beta-blockers following an acute myocardial infarction. 

The American College of Cardiology has announced that its 2021 annual meeting, ACC.21, will now be entirely virtual. The meeting is still scheduled for May 15-17, 2021.

A new analysis in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggests physicians could be doing more to help older patients combat cardiovascular disease. 

Lown was an innovator in the field of arrhythmia research and led the development of the direct current defibrillator. He also helped found an organization that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985.