Sep 24, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

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Dual antiplatelet therapy after PCI, statin side effects, nightshift work and AF, and a cautionary note regarding therapeutic enthusiasm in HF care 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 - COVID

- Alaska Sets Record for Daily COVID Cases https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958999

II - MASTER DAPT

- MASTER DAPT: 1 Month DAPT Enough After High-Bleeding-Risk PCI https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957463

- Antiplatelets and Anticoagulation Post-PCI: More on MASTER DAPT https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958002

- Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after PCI in Patients at High Bleeding Risk https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2108749

- Abbreviated Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients at High Bleeding Risk With or Without Oral Anticoagulant Therapy After Coronary Stenting: An Open-Label, Randomized, Controlled Trial https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.056680

III - Statins and Side Effects

- Most Muscle Pain on Statins Not a Drug Effect: SAMSON in Print https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958877

- Side Effect Patterns in a Crossover Trial of Statin, Placebo, and No Treatment https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.07.022

IV - Nightshift Work and AF

- Regular Nightshift Work Linked to Atrial Fibrillation, CHD https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959346?src=

- Long-term night shift work is associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab505

V - Enthusiasm for HF Therapy

- Empagliflozin's HFpEF Efficacy Catalyzes Redefinition of HF https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959249

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