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This Week in Cardiology

Jul 23, 2021

COVID-19 messaging, coffee, CTA and statins, and Watchman problems are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast.

1- COVID-19:

- COVID-19 Cases in US Triple Over 2 Weeks Amid Misinformation

- Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant

- What Really Happened With that Weird Yankees COVID Outbreak

2- Coffee:

- Coffee Not Linked to Increased Arrhythmia Risk in New Study

- Coffee Consumption and Incident Tachyarrhythmias

- Another Cup of Coffee Without an Arrhythmia, Please

3- CTA and Statins:

- CTA May Guide Primary Prevention Statins in Nonobstructive CAD

- Reduction of Myocardial Infarction and All-Cause Mortality Associated to Statins in Patients Without Obstructive CAD

4- Left Atrial Appendage Closure:

- Five Risk Factors May Predict Thrombus on LAA Occlusion Implants

- Predictors of Device-Related Thrombus Following Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

- Device-Related Thrombus After Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion


- Does Coffee Make Your Heart Flutter?

- Enough With the Coffee Research and Other Distractions

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