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This Week in Cardiology

Aug 26, 2022

Early rhythm control in AF, treating coronary artery disease before transcatheter aortic valve implantation, and an ESC 2022 preview are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast.

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I. Early Rhythm Control

- Early AF Rhythm-Control Advantage Climbs With Comorbidity Burden: EAST-AFNET4

- Early Rhythm Control in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and High Comorbidity Burden

Early Rhythm-Control Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

II. CAD and Aortic Stenosis

- No Survival Gains Seen From Pre-TAVR PCI of Complex CAD

- The Effect of Coronary Lesion Complexity and Preprocedural Revascularization on 5-Year Outcomes After TAVR

- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation With or Without Percutaneous Coronary Artery Revascularization Strategy: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis

- ACTIVATION (PercutAneous Coronary inTervention prIor to transcatheter aortic Valve implantaTION): A Randomized Clinical Trial

III. ESC Trials

- Mandrola Previews His Top 5 Trials From ESC 2022


- Bedtime dosing of antihypertensive medications: systematic review and consensus statement: International Society of Hypertension position paper endorsed by World Hypertension League and European Society of Hypertension

- Empirical Evaluation of Very Large Treatment Effects of Medical Interventions


- Polypill Strategy in Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention</a


- Catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation: A multicenter randomized trial of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) versus PVI with posterior left atrial wall isolation (PWI) - The CAPLA study

IV. ESC Preview

- Barcelona Beckons for First Hybrid ESC Congress

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