TCTMD’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories for April 2023
Two first-person blogs made this month’s most popular lineup, as did stories from the EHRA meeting and a feature on ChatGPT.
In what might be a first for TCTMD’s monthly top 10, a couple of Off Script blogs made it into the most-read ranking. Two other stories stem from our coverage of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) meeting in Barcelona, while the rest range in focus from heart failure to statin compliance and a women-only cardiovascular surgery trial. Rounding out the list is a feature story on how medical journals are grappling with how to credit artificial intelligence (AI) assistance in writing and research.
The overall message is to be cautious about NSAIDs and limit their use as much as possible, says Craig Beavers.
Those who lead and teach us should embody empathy and model the best behaviors, not thrive on abuse and humiliation.
If diagnosed, immediate treatment is needed given the extremely poor prognosis, said Roland Tilz.
Most say they still love medicine, but undervalued, underpaid, and saddled with debt, our future physicians deserve to be heard.
AI tools are already changing scientific publishing, but oversight is questionable and concerns abound.
The decision pathway supplements HF guidelines by “walking” clinicians through diagnosis and referrals, notes Mitchell Psotka.
Researchers hope this “offspring” trial design offers a chance to address the entrenched under-enrollment of women in CV trials.
This shows that people are not practicing guideline-directed care, one expert says, adding that he’s “not surprised but very scared.”
This subanalysis of the RACING trial suggests older patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease may do better on this regimen than on high-dose statins.
With an electrophysiologist on the team, existing conduction problems might get picked up in advance, while later ones could be better managed.
Find all of our news from the EHRA 2023 meeting on our conference page and stay tuned in May for TCTMD’s coverage of EuroPCR, SCAI, ESC Heart Failure, European Atherosclerosis Society, European Stroke Organisation meetings. See also our top videos from April 2023:
Ajay Kirtane and Katie Berlacher join Shelley Wood to discuss a growing unease with the Twitterverse, despite all the educational opportunities it offers.
People from different backgrounds bring fresh perspectives and solve problems differently. Mamas Mamas and Quinn Capers discuss why that's crucial for patient care.
One in four cardiologists are struggling with mental illness. Mamas Mamas sits down with Garima Sharma and Laxmi Mehta to hear what needs to change.
Harmony Reynolds and Renée Bullock-Palmer describe the gains made in tackling women's heart disease and awareness, as well as the pervasive barriers.