- Medical therapy preferred to percutaneous coronary intervention. Haigh, Christen // Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p31
The article reports that Dr. Perry J. Weinstock advocates aggressive medical therapy than percutaneous coronary intervention in treating patients with chronic coronary artery diseases. The COURAGE trial shows that aggressive therapy is powerful than percutaneous coronary therapy. Without the...
- Atorvastatin at 80 mg/d reduced major cardiovascular events more than atorvastatin at 10 mg/d in stable coronary heart disease. Davidson, Michael H. // ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p38
The article presents an answer to a clinical question related to the comparison of the effectiveness of intensive atorvastatin therapy in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), with moderate atorvastatin therapy for reducing major cardiovascular events. This study included 10,001 patients...
- Late-Life Cardiac Interventions and the Treatment Imperative. Shim, Janet K; Russ, Ann J; Kaufman, Sharon R // PLoS Medicine;Mar2008, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pe7
The treatment imperative, say the authors, refers to the almost inexorable momentum towards intervention that is experienced by physicians, patients, and family members alike.
- Does Evidence Support the American Heart Association's Recommendation to Screen Patients for Depression in Cardiovascular Care? An Updated Systematic Review Thombs, Brett D.; Roseman, Michelle; Coyne, James C.; de Jonge, Peter; Delisle, Vanessa C.; Arthurs, Erin; Levis, Brooke; Ziegelstein, Roy C. // PLoS Clinical Trials;Jan2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Objectives: To systematically review evidence on depression screening in coronary heart disease (CHD) by assessing the (1) accuracy of screening tools; (2) effectiveness of treatment; and (3) effect of screening on depression outcomes. Background: A 2008 American Heart Association (AHA)...
- CARDIOVASCULAR MR AND CT IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE. Crean, Andrew // Heart;Dec2007, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p1637
The article focuses on the therapeutic effect of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) and computed tomography (CT) imaging in congenital heart disease. While CMR is suitable in post-surgical follow up examinations, CT provides anatomical information but little functional data. Both have...
- Dr. Tasneem Bhatia | The Natural MD. BHATIA, TASNEEM // Prevention;Mar2014, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p60
The article provides an answer to the question of whether there are any natural, drug-free ways to head off heart disease.
- Complications of circulatory assist. El-Banayosy, A.; Arusoglu, L.; Kizner, L.; Fey, O.; Minami, K.; Körfer, R. // Perfusion;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p327
Presents information on a study which investigated the complications associated with heart assist devices. Methods; Definitions of major complications; Conclusion.
- General cardiology. // Heart;Sep2009, Vol. 95 Issue 18, p8
The article reports on the potential of intramyocardial bone marrow cell injection in improving the myocardial perfusion in patients with chronic myocardial ischaemia. Results of clinical investigations using animals show the efficacy of bone marrow cell injection improves myocardial perfusion...
- Information from Your Family Doctor. What Should I Know About Heart Failure? // American Family Physician;10/15/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p1399
Presents information on heart failure. How one might feel with heart failure; Treatment options; Question of whether it can be cured; Ways to feel better.