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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Cardiology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Cardiology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 8-2018: A 55-Year-Old Woman with Shock and Labile Blood Pressure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Nathalie Roy: A 55-year-old woman was transferred to this hospital for evaluation and treatment of cardiogenic shock. Approximately 4 months before presentation, the patient was admitted to a hospital in her home state for "pounding" in her chest, nausea, and diaphoresis…

Cardiovascular Safety of Febuxostat or Allopurinol in Patients with Gout
01/01/70 - Gout is a chronic illness characterized by hyperuricemia, arthropathy, tophus development, and urolithiasis and is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease. The risk of cardiovascular events, including death, is substantially higher in people with gout than in…

A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops
01/01/70 - Non-Hispanic black men have the highest rate of hypertension-related death of any racial, ethnic, or sex group in the United States. Black men have less physician interaction than black women and lower rates of hypertension treatment and control, necessitating community outreach. Health outreach to…

Two-Year Outcomes with a Magnetically Levitated Cardiac Pump in Heart Failure
01/01/70 - Left ventricular assist systems are increasingly used in patients with advanced heart failure, and concerns about device durability due to pump thrombosis have emerged. An intrathoracic, fully magnetically levitated centrifugal-flow pump that was designed to prevent pump thrombosis has been…

Self-Management of an Inferior ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
01/01/70 - To the Editor: A 44-year-old man presented with severe chest pain and dizziness to the nursing post where he worked in Coral Bay, Australia, more than 1000 km from Perth and 150 km from the next nearest medical facility. He was the only nurse on duty when the symptoms occurred. Since no other…

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
01/01/70 - Deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (collectively known as venous thromboembolism) are well-recognized complications after total hip or total knee arthroplasty. The perioperative administration of anticoagulant prophylaxis has proved to reduce the rates of death and complications associated…

Influenza Season and ARDS after Cardiac Surgery
01/01/70 - To the Editor: A number of concurrent risk factors are associated with development of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). One such risk factor might be asymptomatic respiratory viral infection ? for example, influenza ? which could prime the lungs for ARDS in patients with another overt…

Hybrid Strategy to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism after Joint Arthroplasty
01/01/70 - Total hip and total knee replacement procedures offer the potential to relieve pain and disability, but both surgeries expose patients to a substantial risk of venous thromboembolism. Most experts agree that postoperative pharmacologic prophylaxis is warranted, but different clinical practice…

Initial Treatment of Hypertension
01/01/70 - This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the author?s clinical recommendations. A 56-year-old woman presents…

Edoxaban for the Treatment of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism
01/01/70 - Venous thromboembolism is a common complication of cancer and its therapy. Treatment of cancer-associated venous thromboembolism is challenging, and the risks of recurrent thrombosis and bleeding are higher among patients with cancer than among those without cancer. These two complications are…

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