Multiple Posterior Circulation Strokes
A 56-year-old man comes to your office for two “spells” he’s had in the past three days, each lasting approximately 20-30 seconds before resolving spontaneously. The first was blurry vision in both eyes without other vision changes.
Diet Soda Associated With Stroke, Dementia
The observed associations, however, were no longer significant after additional adjustment for vascular risk factors and diabetes mellitus.
New-onset Afib in a Patient with CKD: A Case-based Quiz
Mr Smith is 66-years-old. How would you treat his arrhythmia? What would you choose for anticoagulation?
Beware Digoxin for Atrial Fibrillation
Digoxin is used in nearly 30% of patients with AF but has never been studied for safety/efficacy in this population, until now.
Hypertension Still a High-wire Act: 8 New Studies
Only half of patients with hypertension have this dangerous condition under control. Highlights of 8 new studies, here.
Energy Drinks Tied to Cardiac Changes
A small study doesn't expose direct cause and effect but suggests it's not the caffeine causing the observed change.
Hypertension and Cardiac Comorbidities: A 3-Question Quiz
See what you know about optimal co-management when the patient with hypertension also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure.
Which is safer? Celecoxib? Naproxen? Ibuprofen?
The long-awaited results from the PRECISION trial are in — with some caveats. In this slideshow, we summarize the results.
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