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This Week in Cardiology

Dec 17, 2021

PFO closure, trans-mitral procedures, yoga as therapy, and a year-end-review are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment, visit:

I – PFO Closure

- Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects in an Analysis of Pooled Individual Patient Data From Randomized Trials of Device Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale After Stroke

- Patent Foramen Ovale Closure—Harnessing Clinical Trial Evidence to Inform Individualized Treatment Decisions

- Personalized evidence based medicine: predictive approaches to heterogeneous treatment effects

- Lord’s Paradox by Stephen Senn

II – Trans-Mitral Procedures

- Transcatheter Mitral Valve Procedures Up Tenfold Since 2014

- Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapy in the United States: A Report From the STS-ACC TVT Registry

- Percutaneous Repair or Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation

- Transcatheter Mitral-Valve Repair in Patients with Heart Failure

- Percutaneous Repair or Medical Treatment for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation

III – Yoga for Vasovagal Syncope

- Yoga Effective Adjunct Therapy in Recurrent Vasovagal Syncope

- Effect of Yoga on Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients With Vasovagal Syncope (LIVE-Yoga)

- Effect of Yoga on Arrhythmia Burden, Anxiety, Depression, and Quality of Life in Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: The YOGA My Heart Study

- Effects of yoga in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation - a randomized controlled study

IV – Top Ten of 2021

- Mandrola's Top 10 Cardiology Stories of 2021

- Top Cardiology Trials of 2021

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