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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Cardiology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Cardiology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Five-Year Outcomes with PCI Guided by Fractional Flow Reserve
31/12/69 - Among patients with acute coronary syndromes, early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) increases the survival rate and decreases the rate of recurrent myocardial infarction. In contrast, in patients with stable coronary artery disease, there is persistent controversy about the role and timing…

Severe Mitral Stenosis
31/12/69 - A 47-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 6-month history of worsening exertional dyspnea. He had recently emigrated from Honduras and had a history of cardiac surgery as a child, but the initial diagnosis and specific procedure that had been performed were not known. The…

Testing Epinephrine for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
31/12/69 - The administration of epinephrine has been part of the resuscitation of patients with cardiac arrest since the 1960s. The rationale for the use of epinephrine includes evidence from studies in animals and from clinical trials in humans that increasing vasomotor tone during circulatory collapse and…

A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
31/12/69 - In attempting to reduce the rate of death and disability associated with cardiac arrest worldwide, emergency medical workers have few effective treatments other than early initiation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and prompt defibrillation. For more than 50 years, treatment strategies have…

Adrenal Calcifications in an Infant
31/12/69 - A 4-month-old girl was admitted to the hospital with failure to thrive. After an uncomplicated prenatal course and delivery, she had a normal birth weight of 3350 g. However, at 4 months of age her weight was only 4090 g (z score, ?3.5). She was fed a cow?s milk?based formula, and although she had…

Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil or Nuts
31/12/69 - The traditional Mediterranean diet is characterized by a high intake of olive oil, fruit, nuts, vegetables, and cereals; a moderate intake of fish and poultry; a low intake of dairy products, red meat, processed meats, and sweets; and wine in moderation, consumed with meals. In observational cohort…

Retraction and Republication: Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1279-90.
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Because of irregularities in the randomization procedures, we wish to retract the following article: Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1279-90. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1200303. We have reanalyzed the data and have published a new…

Case 18-2018: A 45-Year-Old Woman with Hypertension, Fatigue, and Altered Mental Status
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Sally A. Ingham (Medicine): A 45-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital because of dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and confusion. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 18 months before the current admission, when the blood pressure was noted to be…

A Shocking Turn of Events
31/12/69 - In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information by sharing relevant background and reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. A 38-year-old woman presented to her…

Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm
31/12/69 - A 49-year-old man with hypertension was referred to our hospital for recurrent angina after receiving recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. His blood pressure was 113/68 mm Hg, and his heart rate was 110 beats per minute. An electrocardiogram…

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