Posts Tagged ‘PROMISE trial’

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April 9th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 9th

This week’s topics include the PROMISE trial, the efficacy of folic acid therapy in primary prevention of stroke among patients with hypertension in China, and more.


March 23rd, 2015

Putting PROMISE in Greater Context

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The PROMISE trial, which was presented and discussed in a Journal Club forum at ACC.15, prompted some interesting discussion when CardioExchange covered it as a news story on March 14. Dr. Daniel B. Mark, one of the PROMISE investigators, now sheds further light on the trial in response to questions from CardioExchange news writer Larry Husten. […]


March 14th, 2015

Has CT Angiography Lived Up to Its Early Promise?

Computed tomographic angiography (CTA) enjoyed an explosion of growth over the past decade or more, fueled by enthusiasm for its ability to deliver speedy, high-resolution images of the coronary arteries. Many anticipated that CTA would prove its worth and justify its expense and radiation dose. As explained by one cardiologist, Duke University’s Dan Mark, with […]


March 14th, 2015

Assessing the Diagnostic PROMISE of CT Angiography

Pamela S. Douglas discusses the PROMISE randomized comparison of CT angiography with functional exercise testing in more than 10,000 patients with chest pain.