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Apr 16, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

This Week in Cardiology
18min

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COVID-19 vaccine-related clotting, vitamin D, anticoagulation strategies before PCI, and a good intervention at end of life are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast. https://www.medscape.com/twic

COVID-19:

How Some COVID-19 Vaccines Could Cause Rare Blood Clots https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949262

FAQ: What to Know About the J&J Vaccine Pause https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949231

Vitamin D Screening:

Don't Screen for Vitamin D in General Population, Says US Task Force https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949167

Pre-PCI AC Decisions:

Parity Whether Anticoagulation Is Halted or Not for Unplanned Cath https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949064

Uninterrupted Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Patients Undergoing Unplanned Percutaneous Coronary Intervention https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2021.01.022

Pacemaker or Defibrillator Surgery without Interruption of Anticoagulation https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa1302946

Continued vs. interrupted direct oral anticoagulants at the time of device surgery, in patients with moderate to high risk of arterial thrombo-embolic events (BRUISE CONTROL-2) https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy413

A Superb Intervention at End of Life:

Use of Comfort Care Increasing After Stroke, May Reduce Costs https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949297

Decade‐Long Nationwide Trends and Disparities in Use of Comfort Care Interventions for Patients With Ischemic Stroke https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.019785

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