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Abandoned Cardiac

Abandoned Cardiac Device Leads Don’t Rule Out MRI

In an observational study that spanned 7 years, the risk of untoward events in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices with abandoned leads undergoing MRI was low. Medscape Medical News

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Cardiac Unrecognized

Did Unrecognized Cardiac Amyloidosis Hinder Recent HFpEF Trials?

Routinely screening for cardiac amyloid and excluding those patients might increase the chances of finding efficacious treatments for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, researchers suggest. Medscape Medical News

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Activity Cardiac

Cardiac Activity Not Uncommon After Lifesaving Measures Stop

ECG and blood pressure monitoring identified resumption of cardiac activity in 14% of patients, all occurring in the 5 minutes after pulselessness. Medscape Medical News