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  • ESC 2021

    AVANTI: Could a ‘Vaptan’ Replace Loop Diuretics in Acute HF?


    Ileana Piña and investigator James Udelson discuss the phase 2 AVANTI trial presented at ESC on a novel ‘vaptan’ drug. on Medscape, September 17, 2021

  • Physicians Need to Unionize Now

    Complaining about the loss of physician autonomy isn’t going to change anything. We need to unionize, argues this doctor. on Medscape, August 4, 2021

  • ESC 2021

    Ablate-and-Pace Delivers a Huge Win for Those Sick With AF

    In terms of clinical practice, the APAF-CRT trial was the standout from ESC for this electrophysiologist. on Medscape, September 2, 2021

  • A Tale of Medical Mysteries Unraveled by Genetic Detectives


    A genomics giant with a family history of heart disease and an Olympic athlete accused of cheating are just two of the medical mysteries that were unraveled by DNA analysis. on Medscape, June 7, 2021

  • Wellcome Trust’s Jeremy Farrar: ‘Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature’


    Jeremy Farrar explains why we must expect new variants, and why he’d like to give away his booster shot.

    Medscape, September 22, 2021

  • ESC 2021

    Is 1-Month DAPT Safe? Reconciling MASTER DAPT and STOPDAPT-2


    Drs O’Donoghue and Valgimigli discuss abbreviated dual antiplatelet therapy data in high bleeding risk and acute coronary syndrome from studies presented at the 2021 European Society of Cardiology Congress. on Medscape, September 13, 2021

  • Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Deepak Bhatt


    A ruptured appendix and a love for writing helped ignite Bhatt’s passion for cardiovascular research and medicine. on Medscape, May 10, 2019

  • Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Concerns Demand Respect, Not Absolutism

    With more reports of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine myocarditis, parents and young adults should be allowed to weigh the vaccine decision with their clinicians without being tarred as antivaxxers.

    Medscape, July 1, 2021

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