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June 11, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

This Week in Cardiology
19min

COVID vaccine myocarditis, AF post-stroke, semaglutide, and iPhones and cardiac devices are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast. https://www.medscape.com/twic

COVID-Vaccine-Myocarditis

More Evidence Links COVID Vaccines to Rare Cases of Myocarditis in Youth https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952905

- Symptomatic Acute Myocarditis in Seven Adolescents Following the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccination https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2021/06/04/peds.2021-052478

- At Least 18 Cases of Apparent Heart Problems in Young People in CT After COVID-19 Vaccine https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/coronavirus/connecticut-confirms-at-least-18-cases-of-apparent-heart-problems-in-young-people-after-covid-19-vaccination/2494534/

- C.D.C. Is Investigating a Heart Problem in a Few Young Vaccine Recipients https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/22/health/cdc-heart-teens-vaccination.html

- EMA Statement: https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/meeting-highlights-pharmacovigilance-risk-assessment-committee-prac-3-6-may-2021

- Is the Second Shot Giving Young Men a Dangerous Heart Condition? https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/06/israel-detects-link-between-myocarditis-and-covid-vaccine.html

- Report to FDA https://www.fda.gov/media/150054/download

AF and Stroke

Evidence Mounts for Implantable AF Monitoring After Stroke https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952325

- The STROKE-AF Randomized Clinical Trial https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2780490

- The PER DIEM Randomized Clinical Trial https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2780491

Obesity

FDA Approves 'Game Changer' Semaglutide for Weight Loss https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952441

iPhone 12 and Cardiac Device

Evidence Builds for iPhone 12 Interference With Cardiac Devices https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952780

- Magnetic Interference on Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices From Apple iPhone MagSafe Technology https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/JAHA.121.020818

- Letter to the Editor—Lifesaving therapy inhibition by phones containing magnets https://www.heartrhythmjournal.com/article/S1547-5271(20)31227-3/fulltext

- Smart wearable device accessories may interfere with implantable cardiac devices https://www.heartrhythmcasereports.com/article/S2214-0271(20)30274-8/fulltext

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