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This Week in Cardiology

Apr 8, 2022

ACC Recap: John Mandrola, MD, provides part 1 of an ACC recap in this week’s podcast. This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals only. To read a partial transcript or to comment, visit:

I – HTN in Pregnancy

- Hypertension Control During Pregnancy Validated in Large Trial

- Treatment for Mild Chronic Hypertension during Pregnancy

II – Prevention of Bleeding in Non-Cardiac Surgery

- POISE-3 Backs Wider Use of Tranexamic Acid in Noncardiac Surgery

- Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery


- VALOR-HCM: Novel Drug May Delay, Avert Invasive Therapy in OHCM

IV – Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

- Small Leaks After LAAO Linked to Thromboembolism, Bleeding

V – Low Sodium Diet for HF

- Low-Sodium Diet Did Not Cut Clinical Events in Heart Failure Trial

- Reduction of dietary sodium to less than 100 mmol in heart failure (SODIUM-HF): an international, open-label, randomised, controlled trial

VI – Flu Vaccine and Heart Failure

- Flu Vaccines Cut Seasonal Death in Patients With Heart Failure

VII – New Anticoagulant?

- Less Bleeding With Factor XI Inhibitor Anticoagulant? PACIFIC-AF


- Sodium Restriction in Heart Failure: Another Dogma Felled by Randomization

- Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: ACC Data Challenge Promise vs Reality

- Mavacamten in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Reasons for Both Optimism and Caution

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