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Top stories from the American Heart Association scientific sessions MDedge Cardiocast

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ISCHEMIA trial hailed as practice changing
The largest-ever RCT of initial invasive versus conservative management of stable ischemic heart disease makes waves.
DAPA-HF: Dapagliflozin’s HFrEF efficacy confirmed in nondiabetics
Further analyses from the DAPA-HF trial showed dapagliflozin cut death and heart failure events in HFrEF patients with no diabetes.
Colchicine cut post-MI CVD events
Colchicine fulfilled the promise first seem in CANTOS that anti-inflammatory treatment can reduce cardiovascular disease events.
Getting high heightens stroke, arrhythmia risks
Cannabis use or abuse among the young was associated with adverse cardiovascular consequences in two studies.
Editor's note: This is the final episode of the MDedge Cardiocast. On behalf of Dr. Jim Dwyer and all of us at MDedge, thank you for supporting Cardiocast.
For more MDedge podcasts, go to www.mdedge.com/podcasts. 
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ISCHEMIA trial hailed as practice changing
The largest-ever RCT of initial invasive versus conservative management of stable ischemic heart disease makes waves.
DAPA-HF: Dapagliflozin’s HFrEF efficacy confirmed in nondiabetics
Further analyses from the DAPA-HF trial showed dapagliflozin cut death and heart failure events in HFrEF patients with no diabetes.
Colchicine cut post-MI CVD events
Colchicine fulfilled the promise first seem in CANTOS that anti-inflammatory treatment can reduce cardiovascular disease events.
Getting high heightens stroke, arrhythmia risks
Cannabis use or abuse among the young was associated with adverse cardiovascular consequences in two studies.
Editor's note: This is the final episode of the MDedge Cardiocast. On behalf of Dr. Jim Dwyer and all of us at MDedge, thank you for supporting Cardiocast.
For more MDedge podcasts, go to www.mdedge.com/podcasts. 
Email the show: podcasts@mdedge.com
Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeTweets

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