From moderate-risk TAVR to PCSK9 inhibitors to exercise in HCM, the American College of Cardiology’s annual Scientific Session brought advancements across many areas of cardiology.
Cardiovascular: Diseases & Conditions
Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are urged to take it easy. But new research shows they might benefit from moderate aerobic exercise.
Conventional wisdom would suggest a reduction in dietary salt intake for heart failure patients. For some, however, the elimination comes with added risk.
In a new study, mobile reminders boosted medication adherence in high blood pressure patients. Next up, researchers are investigating the tech’s additional applications.
Sending a patient to an intensive care unit after a heart attack, or a flare-up of heart failure or COPD, may sound like the best option. But it’s not always the case.
One patient had no discomfort associated with a rare aneurysm on her jugular vein — until a rupture required immediate surgery.