Posts Tagged ‘NHLBI’

August 1st, 2011

Going Beyond COURAGE: NHLBI Funds the ISCHEMIA Study

The NHLBI has awarded an $84 million grant to fund the International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA). The trial will randomize 8,000 patients with stable ischemic heart disease and moderate-to-severe ischemia. Two different treatment strategies will be compared: An invasive strategy, consisting of early routine cardiac catheterization followed by revascularization […]