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Jun 28 2019 This Week in Cardiology

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Medical reversals, conflict of interest in the cardiac cath lab, cardiologist burnout, and changes in TAVR rules are discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast.
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Outcomes of nonemergent percutaneous coronary intervention requiring mechanical circulatory support in patients without cardiogenic shock

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ccd.28383?af=R

Abstract

Background

The utilization of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using percutaneous ventricular assist device (PVAD) or intra‐aortic balloon pump (IABP) has been increasing. We … Read the rest

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325435.php

A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades.

Relationship between intraocular pressure and retinal nerve fibre thickness loss in a monkey model of chronic ocular hypertension

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/eye/rss/current/~3/-X5RzOY8zyc/s41433-019-0484-1

Eye, Published online: 21 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0484-1

Relationship between intraocular pressure and retinal nerve fibre thickness loss in a monkey model of chronic ocular hypertension

Salmonella Outbreak linked to Papayas

https://www.salmonellablog.com/salmonella-information/salmonella-outbreak-linked-to-papayas/

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate papaya outbreak of Salmonella Uganda infections.

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18 Easy Low Carb Grilled Vegetable Recipes for BBQ Season

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Summer’s here! As you start to plan your Fourth of July weekend, don’t forget that low carb veggies make perfect side dishes. You’d…

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Statins may double the risk of type 2 diabetes

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325567.php

New research examines the risk of receiving a type 2 diabetes diagnosis among those who are taking statins to lower their cholesterol.

Congenital heart defect research awardees announced, request for applications for additional funding opens

https://newsroom.heart.org/news/congenital-heart-defect-research-awardees-announced-request-for-applications-for-additional-funding-opens

Dallas, June 27, 2019 –  The Children’s Heart Foundation , the nation’s leading organization dedicated to funding congenital heart defect research, and the American Heart Association, the world’s leading … Read the rest

What is survivor's guilt?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325578.php

When a person survives a traumatic event that other people did not, they may experience feelings of guilt. Survivor’s guilt is a common symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). … Read the rest

ARB Concerns Continue as Macleods Pulls Contaminated Losartan

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914980?src=rss

The recall comes amid renewed concerns after a recent expanded recall and the discovery of a fourth potential carcinogen in another commonly used hypertension and heart failure medication.
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