Journal Wrap

Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC

The hottest research from various peer-reviewed journals – handpicked weekly by the Editorial Board led by Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC.

NCDR Research: Short-Term Risk Increased With Lead Extraction vs. Revision

In a real-world population, extraction of functional but recalled ICD leads was associated with a significantly higher risk of in-hospital mortality and complications vs. lead revision, according to a study published in PACE: Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.

CDC Data Show Racial, Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Deaths

In the first 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, excess deaths among Black, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) and Latino individuals in the U.S. were more than double those in White and Asian Americans, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Clinical Topics: Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Cardiovascular Care Team, COVID-19 Hub, Geriatric Cardiology, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Vascular Medicine, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Acute Heart Failure, Sleep Apnea

Keywords: ACC Publications, Cardiology Magazine, Aged, Hospital Mortality, COVID-19, Asian Americans, Retrospective Studies, African Americans, Minority Health, Cardiovascular Diseases, Population Forecast, Censuses, Alzheimer Disease, National Cancer Institute (U.S.), Alaskan Natives, Prevalence, American Natives, Odds Ratio, Point-of-Care Systems, Pandemics, Cause of Death, United States Food and Drug Administration, Death Certificates, Hispanic Americans, Heart Failure, Cerebrovascular Disorders, Diabetes Mellitus, Myocardial Ischemia, Cardiology, Registries, Decision Making, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S., Electrophysiology, Medicine, Artificial Intelligence

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