Rita F Redberg, MD, MSc

All posts by Rita F Redberg, MD, MSc

October 3rd, 2013

ABI-Based Screening for PAD: Which Guidelines Are Right?


Rita Redberg and Mark Creager discuss the differences between the USPSTF and the ACCF/AHA guideline recommendations on whether to use the ankle-brachial index to screen patients for peripheral artery disease.

April 25th, 2010

Why I Don’t Recommend Statins for Primary Prevention in Women

For many treatment strategies, the highest-risk groups derive the most benefit. Prevention of cardiovascular disease is no exception: Secondary prevention is where the greatest benefits lie. With regard specifically to primary prevention of CVD in women, my review of the evidence has led me to conclude that statin use is not warranted as a broad-based […]