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MDedge Cardiocast

MDedge Cardiocast is the weekly news podcast from Cardiology News hosted by interventional cardiologist Jim Dwyer, MD. Subscribe now.

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Nov 8, 2019

Closing the missing link between childhood risk factors and adult cardiovascular outcomes

Prescient childhood cohort studies launched in the 1970s are paying off. 

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Metabolic signs of...


Nov 1, 2019

Patients frequently drive too soon after ICD implantation

Many patients didn’t recall ever receiving instruction about when to drive again.

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One-third of CVD disease in blacks...


Oct 25, 2019

Strong showing for TAVR after 5 years in PARTNER 2A
Transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement had similar rates of death or disabling stroke.

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Patiromer allows more...


Oct 22, 2019

MDedge reporters discuss the latest in practice-changing data from the 2019 annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology in Paris.

Join Mitchel L. ZolerBruce JancinKari Oakes, and MDedge Cardiology editor Catherine Hackett as they discuss what they reported from the annual...


Oct 18, 2019

Statin use linked to risk of skin and soft tissue infections

Use of statins was associated with increased risk of SSTIs at an average of 91, 182, and 365 days.

Rivaroxaban trends toward higher thrombotic risk than vitamin K antagonists in APS

Patients who took rivaroxaban experienced almost two times as many...