Tag Archives: cardiovascular

ACC Guidance on Cardiac Implications of Coronavirus

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“The first reported death was a 61-year-old male, with a long history of smoking, who succumbed to acute respiratory distress, heartfailure, and cardiac arrest,” the document notes. “Early, unpublished first-hand reports suggest at least some patients develop myocarditis.” Stressing the current uncertainty about the virus, the bulletin provides the following clinical …

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US Cardio Societies: Continue Antihypertensives Amid COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 17, 2020 — Three American professional cardiology societies have issued a joint statement urging continuation of renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) antagonists in patients, despite theoretical concerns that their use might worsen outcomes in the event of infection with COVID-19. The new …

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ACC, SCAI Weigh in on MI, Elective Cases

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 16, 2020 — New challenges can lead to new rules, or at least new protocols based on the best available data. The president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) recently announced a set of informal recommendations on …

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