Practice Management

The undertreatment of aortic stenosis in the U.S. is severe, driven by deep-rooted racial and sex disparities and a disconnect between patients and their clinicians.

Harvard researchers have identified three health interventions that, if implemented and followed closely over the next quarter-century, could prevent up to 94 million early deaths from noncommunicable diseases like CVD.

Loneliness, above all else, was an independent predictor of whether patients stuck to their doctors’ guidelines.

Almost half of U.S. citizens with hypertension are unworried about future CV events like heart attack and stroke, according to a recent survey conducted for the American Medical Association and American Heart Association.

Mental health disorders like PTSD and depression might not be as much of a barrier to cardiac rehabilitation as was previously thought, according to a study of more than 85,000 U.S. veterans published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

More than two-thirds of CV randomized clinical trial reports positively spin some aspect of the article to reflect favorable results that aren’t necessarily there, according to a study published in the May edition of JAMA Network Open.

Researchers say such misnomers could have major policy implications, especially in an increasingly value-based landscape.

A trio of studies presented at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 40th annual scientific sessions earlier this month highlight significant disparities in patient access to implantable cardiac devices—particularly in women and black patients.

An artificial intelligence “super brain” could help eliminate unnecessary diagnostic testing in patients who present with stable chest pain, according to a recent study, potentially saving physicians and patients significant time and money.

The Heart Rhythm Society issued a first-ever consensus statement on the evaluation, risk stratification and management of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy at its annual conference in San Francisco this spring.

The bioresorbable vascular scaffold, once an exciting prospect for cardiologists, saw a unique rise and fall in popularity within a year of its introduction to the CV market.

Nearly one in six young women who suffer a heart attack can’t be classified under the Fourth Universal Definition of MI, according to a study out of Yale University—but the majority can be accurately classified using a sex-specific taxonomy known as VIRGO.