The skeptical cardiologist proclaimed in 2018 that “AliveCor’s Mobile ECG With Kardia Pro Is Eliminating Any Need For Short or Long Term Cardiac Monitors For Most of My Afib patients“.
There is good news for those patients taking the beta-blocker drug Bystolic: it is now available as a generic (nebivolol) at a substantially lower price. Given nebivolol’s uniquely low side
I’ve seen a flurry of scientific papers and media reports recently suggesting that a zero coronary artery calcium (CAC) score has lost its ability to portend an excellent cardiovascular prognosis.
The skeptical cardiologist was contacted in June by a reader seeking my input to help tell a story. He shared with me that he had recently undergone a coronary artery
Recently, while preparing an updated presentation to the Saint Louis University cardiology fellows on “diastolic dysfunction,” the skeptical cardiologist came across a document entitled “What Does Grade I Diastolic Dysfunction
A patient asked me to read a print out of the information contained in the “Life Extension magazine” July 2007 issue entitled “Reversing Atherosclerosis Naturally” because I had recommended statin
For far too long, many patients have undergone a cardiac test that carries grave risks with the misunderstanding that they are getting the definitive assessment of their coronary arteries. Chances
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today