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This Week in Cardiology

Feb 3, 2023

A possible major breakthrough in thinking about diastolic dysfunction and HFpEF, MRI scanning and cardiac devices, and AF and dementia are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast.

This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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I. New Thinking in HFpEF

Accelerated Pacing a Possible Strategy for Preserved-EF Heart Failure?

- Effect of Personalized Accelerated Pacing on Quality of Life, Physical Activity, and Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Preclinical and Overt Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: The myPACE Randomized Clinical Trial

- Effect of β-Blocker Withdrawal on Functional Capacity in Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction

- A Targeted Treatment Opportunity for HFpEF: Taking Advantage of Diastolic Tone

- Lenient versus Strict Rate Control in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

II. MRI and ICD Function

Legacy ICDs Exposed to MRI Still Shock, Pace as Needed

- Implantable Defibrillator System Shock Function, Mortality, and Cause of Death After Magnetic Resonance Imaging

- 2017 HRS expert consensus statement on magnetic resonance imaging and radiation exposure in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices

III. AF and Dementia

Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia: What Do We Know?

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