Clinical characteristics and prognosis of patients with microvascular #angina: an international and prospective cohort study by the Coronary Vasomotor Disorders International Study (COVADIS) Group

To provide multi-national, multi-ethnic data on the clinical characteristics and prognosis of patients with microvascular angina (MVA). Methods and resultsThe Coronary Vasomotor Disorders International Study Group proposed the diagnostic criteria for MVA. We prospectively evaluated the clinical characteristics of patients according to these criteria and their prognosis. The primary endpoint was the composite of major …

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Opportunistic Screening of Patients for Hepatic #Steatosis: Clinical Follow-Up and Diagnostic Yield

Hepatic steatosis is a common incidental finding on abdominal imaging that is not always reported or recognized as having clinical significance. Because of its association with liver disease, cirrhosis, and diabetes, the aim of this study was to bring attention to this finding and provide clinical guidance to referring clinicians by inserting standardized text into …

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