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November 1, 2021

HFSA 2021: Cardiogenic Shock Patients Can Achieve Heart Recovery

Shelley Hall, MD, discusses what can be done about cardiogenic shock and where the field is going, and issues a call for achieving heart recovery.

October 29, 2021

Data-Driven Point-of-Care Risk Model in Patients with AMICS

Ole Helgestad, PhD, discusses an automated variable selection method for predicting 30-day mortality in patients with AMICS receiving acute PCI. 

October 28, 2021

HFSA 2021: Identifying Patients Who Would Benefit from Complete Revascularization

Cindy Grines, MD, presents data and clinical insights regarding complete revascularization and which patients might benefit from it.

October 27, 2021

HFSA 2021: Defining and Achieving Heart Recovery

Manreet Kanwar, MD, discusses the topic of heart recovery: How do we define it? How do we achieve it?

October 26, 2021

HFSA 2021: MCS in High-Risk PCI Evidence from PROTECT II through PROTECT IV

Gregg Stone, MD, reviews available data—from PROTECT II through PROTECT IV—for use of mechanical circulatory support during high-risk PCI.

October 25, 2021

HFSA 2021: Time for a Paradigm Shift in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery

Daniel Goldstein, MD, discusses high-risk cardiac surgery from the STICH trial to a preview of the IMPACT trial that has received FDA IDE approval.

October 21, 2021

Fellows Course: Best Practices in Large-Bore Access

Rajiv Tayal, MD, reviews best practices for large-bore access in this virtual fellows course.

October 21, 2021

HFSA 2021: Predicting Mortality in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure-Related Cardiogenic Shock

A. Reshad Garan, MD, discusses the importance of determining etiology and predicting risk in patients with acute decompensated heart failure-related cardiogenic shock.

October 20, 2021

Innovative Single-Access Dry Field Closure Technique

Hady Lichaa, MD, discusses an innovative single-access dry-closure technique with iliac artery angioplasty through the ipsilateral sheath.

October 20, 2021

HFSA 2021: Does All New-Onset Heart Failure Need CAD Assessment?

Adam DeVore, MD, discusses data regarding testing for coronary artery disease in patients with new-onset heart failure.

October 19, 2021

Eligibility for MCS Based on Cardiogenic Shock RCTs

Benedikt Schrage, MD, discusses his paper examining how enrollment criteria in RCTs apply to the real-world cardiogenic shock patient population.

October 18, 2021

HFSA 2021: Spectrum Health Heart Team Process

David Wohns, MD, presents the Spectrum Health heart team process and reviews best practices and tools for heart team implementation.

October 15, 2021

Vasopressors Independently Associated with Mortality in AMICS

Babar Basir, DO, discusses his recently published paper demonstrating increasing vasopressor requirement associated with increased mortality in acute myocardial infarction cardiogenic shock (AMICS).

October 13, 2021

HFSA 2021: Managing AMI Cardiogenic Shock Using the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Study Protocol

Babar Basir, DO, presents the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) protocol for managing acute myocardial infarction cardiogenic shock (AMICS) at the 2021 HFSA scientific meeting.

October 6, 2021

Predicting Survival in Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Shock

Reshad Garan, MD, discusses a simple stratification tool for predicting survival in patients with acute decompensated heart failure complicated by cardiogenic shock.