Posts Tagged ‘coronary disease’

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July 7th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: July 7th

This week’s topics include the effect of patients’ risks and preferences on health gains with plasma glucose level lowering in type 2 diabetes, a meta-analysis of revascularization vs. medical treatment in patients with stable CAD, and more.


September 23rd, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: September 23rd

This week’s topics include a randomized trial of preventive angioplasty in MI, aliskiren in patients with prehypertension, and otamixaban and ischemic events in NSTE-ACS.


March 26th, 2013

Controversial NIH Chelation Trial Published in JAMA

Final results of the troubled NIH-sponsored Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) testing chelation therapy for coronary disease have now been published in JAMA. Last November, when the preliminary results were presented at the American Heart Association meeting, the positive finding in favor of chelation therapy surprised many observers, though the investigators and senior AHA representatives expressed considerable caution […]