Dec 10, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

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AF triggers, rising BP during the pandemic, long COVID, cardiac arrest care, and social media are the topics John Mandrola, MD discusses in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment, visit: https://www.medscape.com/twic

I – AF Triggers

- Alcoholic Drinks Stand Out in Novel Trial Exploring AF Triggers https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962911

- Individualized Studies of Triggers of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/article-abstract/2786196

II – BP Increase During the Pandemic

- Blood Pressure Control Worsened During COVID Pandemic https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964329

- Rise in Blood Pressure Observed Among US Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.057075

III – DOAC after VTE

- Apixaban Outmatches Rivaroxaban for VTE in Study https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964301

- Risk for Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism and Bleeding With Apixaban Compared With Rivaroxaban: An Analysis of Real-World Data https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/full/10.7326/M21-0717

- Ticagrelor or Prasugrel in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1908973

IV – Long Covid

- In Long COVID, CPET Finds Abnormalities Other Tests Don't https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964250

- Use of Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing for Patients With Unexplained Dyspnea Post–Coronavirus Disease https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2021.10.002

V – Cardiac Arrest Care

- Calcium Does Not Benefit Patients in Cardiac Arrest https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964059

- Effect of Intravenous or Intraosseous Calcium vs Saline on Return of Spontaneous Circulation in Adults With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2786819

VI – Social Media

- Online Reviews Most Important Factor in Choosing a Doctor: Survey https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964264

Features:

- Booze Out, Coffee Okay to Outsmart Atrial Fibrillation? https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/961993

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