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2019: To close out a decade of progress, new ways of thinking about cardiology emerge

9 days ago   |   By Healio

This has been a most interesting year in cardiology and was a fitting conclusion to an exciting decade. The Top 10 Stories of the Year in cardiology, selected by the Cardiology Today Editorial Board, represent well the changing landscape in our field. These issues present new ways of thinking about a variety of topics.
We are still trying to digest the implications of ISCHEMIA, which is of major importance for the very large number of patients with stable ischemic heart disease. Those results support the position that there is likely to be no advantage for an invasive management strategy over
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Looking Back at 2019's Top 10, Peer Tested by You

9 days ago   |   By Healio

As we enter the 6th year of Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, it is worth looking back at what made us stand out in 2019: the Peer Tested content from online and print as it fared throughout the year.
As a reminder, the publication is primarily built by the numbers. We use analytics to bring to you in the print pages what our peers are reading online. In this Top 10, it is encouraging to see that not only are physicians reading our online-first content, but some of our print-first articles resonated as well.
It is easy to see that our interests as physicians reflect those of the
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