Don Creighton, MD, presents on functional and secondary mitral regurgitation and how it affects approach to treating heart failure.
UW Medical Center's new protocol allows heart-transplant candidates to opt in to be considered for matching donor organs even if the organ is infected with hep C, and then take an eight-week course of medication to clear the virus.
The number of individuals engaging in a higher level of exercise and activity has been increasing over the past several decades, including professional & intercollegiate sports and intense recreational activities, such as marathons and ...
Gregory Wood, MD, explains the increasing burden heart failure has on the health system and how ambulatory pulmonary pressure monitoring helps to solve this problem.
John Scott, MD, MSc, and Lisa Chew, MD, MPH, discuss best practices to improve the referral experience.
Larry Dean, MD, discusses the economics of healthcare, particularly as it focuses on hospitals and physicians.
Joyce Wipf, MD, shares data from the iCOMPARE trial and on resident burnout.
Kelley Branch, MD, MS, and Jeffery Probstfield, MD, provide insight into the COMPASS study, discussing the objectives and primary outcomes, proven effective secondary prevention therapies and conclusions from the study.
Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC, provides insights into advanced heart failure and mechanical circulatory support by discussing the 2018 UNIOS heart allocation system, centrifugal VAD physiology and RV failure, anticoagulation and blood ...
William Lombardi, MD, discusses treatments for coronary artery disease, including several case studies, best treatment approaches and changes needed in post-graduate training.