Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

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Six-Minute Walk & HF Treatment

Distance achieved in the six-minute walk test may be a practical measure of functional capacity that guides selection of therapy for patients with heart failure.

Miss the ACC Scientific Session?

MPR's got you covered with the top highlights and new data presented at this year's premier cardiology meeting.

13 Million Could Get Statin Therapy

13 million adults in the U.S. would be eligible for statin therapy for the treatment of cholesterol.

Heart Failure and LUTS

More people suffer from conditions typically associated with aging, including heart failure and lower urinary tract symptoms.

Chart: Hypertension Management

Step-by-step approach to managing hypertension, including which anti-hypertensives to initiate.

The Heart of the Matter

A review of potential drug interactions with cardiac medications.

Chart: Hypertension Evaluation

Review this chart on 'Hypertension Evaluation' for quick information when you need it.

New Drug Product: Adempas

Treatment of persistent/recurrent chronic thromboembolic ­pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).

Videos

News

Reduced Salt Intake Likely Dropped BP Levels in England

The reduction of dietary salt intake between 2003-2011 was likely an important contributor to decreases in blood pressure in the population of England.

Standard Ultrasound Criteria Needed in Carotid Artery Stenosis

Standardization of the diagnostic criteria defining the degree of carotid artery stenosis is needed for carotid duplex ultrasonography.

Telephone Intervention Improves Cardiac Patients' Mental Health

A telephone-based intervention improves mental health-related quality of life in cardiac patients with depression and/or anxiety disorders.

Considerable Variation in CT Use in Ischemic Stroke

For patients with ischemic stroke, there is considerable variation in the rates of high-intensity computed tomography (CT) use.

Diabetes-Related Complications Down Over Past Two Decades

Rates of diabetes-related complications have declined substantially over the past two decades.

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