Posts Tagged ‘acute coronary syndrome’

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October 1st, 2014

Case: Testosterone Replacement Therapy and CV Risk

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A 47-year-old man presents to the hospital reporting 4 days of chest pain that occurs during treadmill exercise, left-arm and jaw discomfort, and shortness of breath with diaphoresis. His medical history is noteworthy only for orthopedic surgeries and use of testosterone replacement therapy for reportedly low testosterone syndrome. He does not smoke and drinks alcohol only occasionally. He […]


September 15th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: September 15th

This week’s topics include prehospital ticagrelor in STEMI, ivabradine in stable CAD without clinical HF, FFR-guided PCI for stable CAD, and more.


May 5th, 2014

Two Experts Look at a Failed HDL Trial

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William Boden and PK Shah discuss the CHI-SQUARE trial, which failed to show a benefit for an HDL mimetic.


November 18th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: November 18th

This week’s topics include the VA-NEPHRON-D and IABP-SHOCK II trials, a study of the sex differences in ACS symptoms among young patients, and more.


October 1st, 2013

ACS Symptoms in Young Patients: Be Aware of Sex Differences

Author Louise Pilote answers our questions about the GENESIS PRAXY study of sex differences in ACS presentation.


July 29th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: July 29th

This week’s topics include riociguat for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, renal outcomes associated with invasive vs. conservative management of ACS, statins and musculoskeletal conditions, arthropathies, and injuries, and more.


December 3rd, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 3rd

This week’s topics include the association between aldosterone-antagonist therapy and mortality and readmission among patients with HF and reduced EF, warfarin therapy after bioprosthetic AVR, and more.


November 19th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: November 19th

This week’s topics include multivitamins and cancer prevention in men, a comparison of atorvastatin with or without a PCSK9 Antibody in primary hypercholesterolemia, type-2 diabetes screening and population mortality over 10 years, and more.