Anita Vashi, MD, MPH

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October 29th, 2013

Using CAC Scores to Determine the Best Candidates for a Polypill

Khurram Nasir discusses his research group’s JACC study, which examines whether the coronary artery calcium score can be used to determine the target population for a polypill.


January 24th, 2013

Hospital Readmissions May Be Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Do you know when your patients end up back in the ED but are not rehospitalized?


August 26th, 2011

The Power of Zero on JUPITER

This voluntary contribution from Dr. Nasir, the principal investigator of a recent study published in the Lancet, is an extension of his remarks in a recent panel discussion Background: The study showed that people with low LDL levels and high C-reactive protein levels may benefit from coronary artery calcium scans to identify the folks who are most likely to […]