Posts Tagged ‘cardiovascular risk prediction’

December 10th, 2013

Co-Chairs of CVD Risk Guidelines Discuss a Difficult Case

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Fellow Eric Lindley presents a challenging case to David Goff and Donald Lloyd-Jones, co-chairs of the new 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk.

October 3rd, 2012

CRP and Cholesterol Emerge as Equally Strong Predictors of Cardiovascular Risk

Paul Ridker discusses findings from the Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration showing that C-reactive protein provides incremental risk information comparable to that of total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol.

August 28th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: August 28th

This week’s topics include studies on biolimus-eluting stents vs. bare-metal stents, risk markers to improve CV event prediction, common carotid intima-media thickness and CV risk prediction, aspirin with alteplase for acute ischemic stroke, and lipid-lowering therapy (and its benefits and harms) in patients with CKD.