This randomized clinical trial evaluates the short-term effects of high-dose caffeine consumption vs placebo in patients with heart failure at increased risk for arrhythmic events.
This Evidence to Practice report assesses the comparative clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and potential budget impact of the CardioMEMS HF system relative to standard heart failure management.
This qualitative study describes the experience of bereaved caregivers and patients at the end of life who have a left ventricular assist device.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of a care transition intervention using remote patient monitoring to reduce 180-day all-cause readmissions among older adults hospitalized with heart failure.
This evidence review examines whether the sacubitril-valsartan benefits seen in a trial persist over many years, its cost-effectiveness, and its budgetary impact on the health care system.
This survey analysis using data from the National Inpatient Sample evaluates the use of pulmonary artery catheters in patients hospitalized for heart failure in the United States.
This population-level analysis of early trends in use of the services targeted by the Choosing Wisely campaign showed both desirable and undesirable modest changes in use of low-value services, suggesting that additional interventions are necessary for wider implementation of the recommendations.
This randomized clinical trial aimed to determine if cognitive behavior therapy for depression and self-care in heart failure patients was effective and found that, relative to usual care, the intervention improved depression but not heart failure self-care.
This case illustrates how unnecessary antibiotic use might cause life-threatening adverse events in the context of certain types of heart disease.
This study evaluated the spectrum of symptoms, improvement in symptoms after discharge, and perceptions of palliative care among patients who were hospitalized for heart failure.
This Special Communication encourages the medical community to reduce new listings for heart transplants and reallocate resources to improve care for patients with advanced heart failure.
This study evaluates recent trends in heart failure incidence and outcomes, overall and by preserved ejection fraction or reduced ejection fraction, between 2000 and 2010 in Olmsted County, Minnesota. See the Invited Commentary by Walsh.
This retrospective cohort study found that Hodgkin lymphoma survivors are at high risk for cardiovascular diseases.