Journal Wrap

Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC

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

'Real-World' Prolonged DAPT Use Associated With Reduced Benefits, Greater Harm: NCDR Study

Prolonged use of DAPT following PCI may be associated with reduced benefits and greater harms in "real-world" clinical practice vs. the DAPT Study, according to a recent study using data from ACC's CathPCI Registry. The study by Neel M. Butala, MD, MBA, et al., was published in Circulation.

ACC EP Device Implant Registry: ICD Implantations Down Among Patients Not Meeting NCD Criteria After DOJ Investigation

There was a rapid reduction in ICDs placed among patients with a diagnosis of a recent acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or recent heart failure (HF) after a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of the use of ICDs, according to a study published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure.

STS/ACC TVT Registry: Patient-Reported vs. Physician-Estimated Symptoms in TAVR

Physicians do a poor job of estimating symptoms and functional status in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVR, emphasizing the importance of collecting patient-reported health status, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal: Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes.

AXIOMATIC-TKR: Factor XIa Inhibitor Milvexian For VTE Prevention

The novel factor XIa inhibitor milvexian is effective in the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients undergoing knee arthroplasty, according to a study presented at AHA 2021 and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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