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OBJECTIVES We sought to characterize the utilization and impact of a conservative medical management strategy for patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) and significant coronary artery disease on early angiography. BACKGROUND Practice guidelines recommend an early invasive management strategy for NSTE ACS, but(More)
During the past 3 decades, advancements in drug and devicebased therapy have substantially improved survival and quality of life for ambulatory patients with chronic heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction (EF). However, there has been limited progress for patients hospitalized with acute HF (AHF) and combined rates of death and readmission remain(More)
T he overall burden of heart failure (HF) continues to increase because of aging population and increasing cardiovascular (CV) risk factors in low-and middle-income countries. The prognosis of patients with established HF remains poor despite many partially effective treatments. To reduce death and disability, both early identification of populations at(More)
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