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07-03-2017 | Public health | Highlight | Article

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Diet associated with ‘substantial proportion’ of cardiometabolic deaths

Research published in JAMA suggests that suboptimal intake of specific dietary factors is associated with almost half of deaths from heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes in the USA.

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JAMA 2017; 317: 908–909, 912–924

06-03-2017 | Pulmonary hypertension | News | Article

Systemic sclerosis associated with poor survival in CTD-PAH

A Chinese cohort study identifies factors associated with prognosis among patients with connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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Int J Cardiol 2017; Advance online publication

03-03-2017 | Interventional cardiology | News | Article

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No benefit of ischemic postconditioning during PCI

Results of the DANAMI-3–iPOST trial suggest that ischemic postconditioning during percutaneous coronary intervention does not improve clinical outcome for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

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JAMA Cardiol 2017; Advance online publication

03-03-2017 | Pulmonary hypertension | News | Article

Right atrial strain associated with clinical outcomes in PAH

Study results suggest that right atrial strain could predict adverse outcomes among patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017; Advance online publication

02-03-2017 | Interventional cardiology | News | Article

Benefits of complete versus target-only revascularization examined in multivessel CAD

Results of a meta-analysis suggest that complete revascularization is associated with a reduced risk for cardiac events, but not overall mortality, among patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and multivessel coronary artery disease.

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JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2017; 10: 315–324, 325–328

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