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This Week in Cardiology

Oct 14, 2022

Chest pain evaluation in the ED, peer review, the NordICC trial, and a surgeon lost too early are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast. This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals only. To read a partial transcript or to comment, visit:

I. Chest Pain Consensus Pathway

- ACC Issues Guidance on ED Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain

- 2022 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Evaluation and Disposition of Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee

- 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines

II. Peer Review

- Big Name Researchers May Get Special Treatment, Limiting New Science

- Nobel and Novice: Author Prominence Affects Peer Review

- Editorial peer review for improving the quality of reports of biomedical studies


- Colonoscopy Lowers CRC Risk and Death, but Not by Much: NordICC

- Effect of Colonoscopy Screening on Risks of Colorectal Cancer and Related Death

- The arrogance of preventive medicine

- Five-Year Outcomes of the Danish Cardiovascular Screening (DANCAVAS) Trial

IV. Domenico Pagano

- Surgeon Domenico Pagano Has Died, EACTS Announces

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