February 23rd, 2015
This week’s topics include a comparison of fondaparinux and low-molecular-weight heparin in patients with non-STEMI and a study of multiple BP medications, achieved BP, and mortality in older nursing home residents.
January 26th, 2015
This week’s topics include dietary sodium content, mortality, and CVD risk in older adults, the ROX CONTROL HTN study, and more.
September 22nd, 2014
This week’s topics include one-year outcomes after thrombus aspiration for MI, the evaluation and treatment of older patients with hypercholesterolemia, and more.
June 9th, 2014
This week’s topics include the CORONARY trial, the association of azithromycin with mortality and CV events among older patients hospitalized with pneumonia, and more.
March 30th, 2011
Despite the large and growing burden of heart failure in the elderly population, older people are often excluded from heart failure clinical trials. In a paper in the Archives of Internal Medicine, Antonio Cherubini and colleagues examined 251 heart failure trials and found that a quarter of the trials excluded patients by an arbitrary upper […]