White adults were twice as likely as Black adults to receive mechanical heart pumps or heart transplants, according to study.
The ability to predict risk was even greater when combined with traditional measures of cardiac stress such as BNP.
Smoking, diabetes and obesity – not pre-existing heart disease, pose a bigger risk of COVID-19 death
People with cardiovascular disease still have a high burden of risk factors for severe COVID.
Doctors implant paperclip-sized diagnostic device in the first pediatric patient in Michigan to allow close monitoring from afar, reduce risk of re-hospitalizations.
Providers’ differential decision-making must be addressed to equalize chance of survival for heart failure patients, researchers say.
The findings highlight the importance of regular monitoring of thyroid function and prompt correction of over- and under-treatment with thyroid hormone to reduce patient harm.