Tag: ecg

AI-Driven ECG for COVID-19 Rule-Out Has Mobile Potential

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. There is something special about the electrocardiograms (ECG) of people hospitalized...

AAP Updates Guidance for Return to Sports and Physical Activities

As pandemic restrictions ease and young athletes once again take to fields, courts, tracks, and rinks, doctors are sharing ways to help them get back...

Post-COVID Cardiac Involvement Rare in College Athletes

Young athletes are unlikely to experience ongoing heart problems post–COVID-19 infection. In a multicenter study conducted during September-December 2020, only 0.7% of 3,018 collegiate athletes...

Paroxysmal AF Can Recur but Burden Plunges After Durable Ablation

A randomized comparison of two ablation catheter designs in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) may say less about the choice of equipment than the...

Black Patients With Sarcoidosis Have More Systemic, CV Disease

Black patients diagnosed by dermatologists with cutaneous sarcoidosis were significantly more likely to have unrecognized systemic organ involvement than were non-Black patients, according to a...

Stethoscope, Doppler May Outperform Newer Fetal Monitoring Tools

For intrapartum fetal surveillance, the old way may be the best way, according to a meta-analysis involving more than 118,000 patients. Intermittent auscultation with a...

Task Force Tackles FDA Lamotrigine Cardiac Risk Warning

A joint task force of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) and International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) has issued an advisory to address concerns arising from...

Using AI, Mobile ECG Aims to Expand QTc Screening Horizons

Mobile electrocardiography (mECG) devices can go places a standard 12-lead electrocardiography system can’t, with fewer technicians in tow, but it doesn’t have the same functionality...

New Trump Administration Policies for FDA Under Fire

The Trump administration is making attempts in its final days to weaken regulation of medical products, say watchdog groups. The Department of Health and Human...

Omega-3, Vit-D Both Fail at AF Primary Prevention in VITAL-Rhythm

Clinical trials of omega-3 fatty acid or vitamin D supplements have followed a long and winding road in search of benefits in cardiovascular (CV) disease,...

Five Pediatric Heart Health Practices That May Be Unnecessary

Five common therapies and practices related to children’s heart health may be unnecessary, and physicians and parents should be careful about using them, the American...

Businesses that add value will continue to attract investor interest: Industry veteran Mariwala

Mumbai: ‘Me-too businesses’ in the retail space will “fail” in the current market scenario, while others that add value will continue to attract investor interest,...

Med Student’s Cardiac Crisis a COVID-Era Medical Mystery

Medical student Ramya Yeleti after her incredible recovery. Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Within minutes of...

Troponin, Echo a Prognostic Power Combo in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The prevalence of troponin-defined myocardial injury exceeded 60% among selected patients...

ACC Expert Consensus on Post-TAVR Arrhythmias

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released a new Expert Consensus Decision Pathway (ECDP) on the management of conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve...

Another Study Suggests Lasting COVID-19 Impact on Heart

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new study using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging to examine...

ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response

Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) have an increased heart rate — a finding that may have the potential to identify individuals at risk for...

3 Malpractice Risks of Video Visits

During a telemedicine visit with his physician, a 62-year-old obese patient with an ankle injury reported new swelling of his leg. Three weeks had passed...

New ESC/EACTS Guideline on Atrial Fibrillation

New atrial fibrillation management guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) call for diagnostic confirmation and structured characterization of AF and the need to...

Holographic Display Aims to Improve Accuracy in Cardiac Ablation

Use of a real-time holographic mixed-reality display can significantly improve the electrophysiologist’s point navigation and accuracy during cardiac ablation, according to the first-in-human experience with...

‘Doubling Down’ on Hydroxychloroquine QT Prolongation in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new analysis from Michigan’s largest health system provides sobering verification...

Some Post-TAVR Arrhythmias Likely Present Pre-TAVR but Go Undetected

In a prospective study of 106 patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for severe aortic stenosis, 48.1% were found to have preexisting arrhythmias on...

How to Recognize and Manage Kawasaki-like Syndrome

The involvement of the immune system is therefore very strongly suspected, probably mediated by a bacterial or viral agent, and as such the involvement...

Fauci Testifies, HCQ Trials Lack ECG

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

‘Cybertricians’ Help COVID Patients Stay Home

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 30, 2020 — I confess that I’ve always been enamored with the concept of “virtual...