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.

NCDR Study: Similar Mortality Rate Two Years After ICD Implantation in Patients With CS, Other Cardiomyopathies

Patients with cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) have similar mortality rates two years following ICD implantation, compared with patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathies (NICM), according to a study published in American Heart Journal.

Do Alerts of Elevated BP Measurements on Remote Monitoring Impact Clinician Decision-Making?

Clinicians act on about two-thirds of alerts of elevated blood pressure (BP) on remote monitoring received through the electronic health record (EHR), according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.

New Recommendations For CV Risk Factor Management in T2D

A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends a comprehensive approach to the management of all cardiovascular risk factors in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), including glycemia, blood pressure, lipid abnormalities, thrombotic risk, obesity and smoking. Management of these risk factors in T2D remains poor, despite effective therapies, according to the statement published in Circulation.

'Commitment to Quality' Common Among NCDR Hospitals Participating in Public Reporting Program

About one-third of eligible hospitals participated in ACC's voluntary public reporting program, with characteristics suggesting "a commitment to quality" more common among facilities enrolled in the program, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.

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