Caution: Approach every patient with SLE as a “bundle of cardiovascular risks” greater than the sum of its parts
The AACE/ACE 2017 recommendations on lipid management prescribe LDL-C targets, and go far lower than any group has ventured to date.
Her history includes diabetes, ESRD, coronary disease, and complete heart block after pacemaker implantation. What's your ECG read?
Is it a transient, innocuous blip in blood pressure in the presence of an MD in clinic? Or, something quite different?
Our author says it's best to assume that any patient with RA is a ticking vascular time bomb. Which statements support that?
An incremental and tripartite approach to prevention, say researchers, will begin to shift AF disease distribution and decrease morbidity over time.
While the strength of evidence for this "protective" effect is low, observers support further comparative effectiveness research in these patient groups.
Patients with comorbid T2D and heart failure may have a "distinct pathophysiology of the heart" say authors of a new study.
Slide show: Evidence for gout's role as a risk factor for heart disease is mixed. New studies add support.
Hypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.