By Reza Ardehali, Marco Perez, Paul Wang
Written, reviewed, and edited in a collaborative attempt via cardiology fellows and college of 1 of the main prestigious educational facilities within the nation, this concise quantity provides cardiology fellows the e-book they've got lengthy needed. Keeping insurance of the underlying pathophysiology and mechanism of affliction to a minimal, the authors concentrate on the prognosis and remedy of cardiac issues. functional and simply available on the time of determination making, the publication relays very important recommendations via concise and to-the-point pearls and by using set of rules charts and illustrations.
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Cerebrovascular: • Hypertensive encephalopathy: – Consider labetalol, nicardipine, nitrates – Avoid central acting agents • Ischemic stroke: – Involve neurology early regarding permissive HTN • Hemorrhagic stroke: – Involve neurosurgery emergently – Consider CCB to limit spasm • Elevated circulating catecholamines: pheochromocytoma, sympathomimetic (amphetamine, PCP, cocaine, MAOI + tyramine-containing foods): • Consider labetalol (alpha/beta) as first line, phentolamine (pure alpha), CCB, nitrates: – For illicit stimulant-induced hypertension, consider ativan/nicardipine as first line • Avoid pure beta-blocker out of concern for unopposed alpha effects, sudden withdrawal of antihypertensive agents such as clonidine • Readminister agent and/or treat with preferred agent.
Method: Multicenter RCT involving 19 257 participants 40–79 years of age with HTN and ≥3 other CHD risk factors were assigned to either amlodipine (with ACE-I as required) versus atenolol (with thiazide as required). Results: Study stopped prematurely because fewer individuals on the amlodipine regimen had primary endpoints of stroke and all-cause mortality. Take-home message: Beta-blocker-based therapy is not a recommended as first-line therapy for isolated HTN. Medications • With Stage I HTN, only one antihypertensive should be started.
Stress testing: • Exercise ECG: – Consider for diagnosis in patients with intermediate pretest probability – Less accurate in women due to lower pretest probability – Do not use for CAD diagnosis if established CAD; baseline ECG abnormailites (V-paced, LBBB, Wolff–Parkinson–White, significant ST depression, digoxin therapy); asymptomatic patient (hold beta-blocker if possible unless test purpose is to titrate medical therapy) 38 Coronary Artery Disease • Stress imaging (echo, nuclear, magnetic resonance): – Exercise stress preferred or pharmacologic – Use for diagnosis in patients with intermediate pretest probability; prior CABG or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); baseline ECG abnormalities or digoxin (above) – Myocardial perfusion imaging (versus stress echo) preferred if LBBB or V-paced – Myocardial perfusion imaging (versus stress echo) is less accurate in women.