Broadcasting from the USA: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Aids Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Broadcasting from the USA: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Aids Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HGNS) helps to reduce obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) but has a decreased response in some patients, according to a study published online April 4 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Rutwik M. Patel, D.O., from Washington University in St. Louis, and colleagues […]

From the USA: Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte Abundance Prognostic in Early-Stage TNBC

From the USA: Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte Abundance Prognostic in Early-Stage TNBC For patients with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who undergo surgery without chemotherapy, tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) abundance is associated with improved survival, according to a study published online April 2 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Roberto A. Leon-Ferre, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic […]

Directly from the USA: AI Tools Help Predict Complications Following Lower-Extremity Fracture

Directly from the USA: AI Tools Help Predict Complications Following Lower-Extremity Fracture Use of advanced machine learning tools can help predict postinjury complications among patients with lower-extremity fractures, according to a study published online April 10 in the Journal of Orthopedic Research. Mostafa Rezapour, Ph.D., from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North […]

From the USA: Bilateral Wilms Tumors That Grow During Chemo Mostly Stromal-Predominant

From the USA: Bilateral Wilms Tumors That Grow During Chemo Mostly Stromal-Predominant Bilateral Wilms tumors (BWTs) that increase in size during neoadjuvant chemotherapy, especially in younger patients, are most often stromal-predominant, according to a study published online March 27 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Colton Duncan, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children’s Hospital, […]

ACC 2024: Short Sleep Duration Linked to Risk of Developing Hypertension

ACC 2024: Short Sleep Duration Linked to Risk of Developing Hypertension Short sleep duration is associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, held from April 6 to 8 in Atlanta. Aayushi Sood, M.D., from The Wright Center […]

From ACC 2024: Small but Significant Risk for Cardiomyopathy Seen With ADHD Meds

From ACC 2024: Small but Significant Risk for Cardiomyopathy Seen With ADHD Meds Young adults prescribed stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have an increased risk for cardiomyopathy, with the risk increasing with duration of treatment, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, held from […]

Broadcasted from ACC 2024: Coronary Artery Calcium Progression May Accelerate After Menopause

Broadcasted from ACC 2024: Coronary Artery Calcium Progression May Accelerate After Menopause Postmenopausal changes may accelerate coronary artery calcium (CAC) progression in women, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, held from April 6 to 8 in Atlanta. Ella Ishaaya, M.D., from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, […]

News Coverage from ACC 2024: AI-Based Video Biomarker Detects Aortic Stenosis Progression

News Coverage from ACC 2024: AI-Based Video Biomarker Detects Aortic Stenosis Progression A video-based artificial intelligence (AI) biomarker (Digital Aortic Stenosis [AS] Severity index [DASSi]) can detect severe AS development and progression among patients undergoing echocardiography or cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, according to a study published online April 6 in JAMA Cardiology to coincide with the annual […]

ACC 2024: Empagliflozin Cuts Heart Failure Hospitalization Risk After AMI

ACC 2024: Empagliflozin Cuts Heart Failure Hospitalization Risk After AMI For patients with acute myocardial infarction at risk for heart failure, empagliflozin reduces the risk for heart failure hospitalization, according to a study published online April 6 in Circulation to coincide with the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, held from April 6 to 8 […]