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This Week in Cardiology

Feb 17, 2023

Bradyarrhythmia during AF screening, thrombolysis in stroke, NP vs MD care, and the most biased paper this year — on LAAO — are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.

This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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I. Screening with ILR

- Ade Adamson Tweet

- The Rapid Rise in Cutaneous Melanoma Diagnoses

- Loop Trial

- Prevalence and Prognostic Significance of Bradyarrhythmias in Patients Screened for Atrial Fibrillation vs Usual Care

II. Thrombolysis in Mild Stroke

Thrombolysis Not Necessary in Mild Nondisabling Stroke: ARAMIS

- PRISMS Trial

- Risk of selection bias assessment in the NINDS rt-PA stroke study

- Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke

- Effects of alteplase for acute stroke; Hacke et al meta-analysis

- Methodological survey of missing outcome data in an alteplase for ischemic stroke meta-analysis

- ECASS; Thrombolysis with Alteplase 3 to 4.5 Hours after Acute Ischemic Stroke

- Thrombolysis with alteplase 3-4.5 hours after acute ischaemic stroke: trial reanalysis adjusted for baseline imbalances

III. NP vs MD Care

This Doc Still Supports NP/PA Led Care ... With Caveats

- The Productivity of Professions: Evidence from the Emergency Department

- Independent Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: A Doc's View


- Comparative Effectiveness of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusio Versus Oral Anticoagulation by Sex

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