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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.


August 27th, 2012

When Does a Risk Marker Make the Mark?

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Three prevention experts comment on two recent studies of cardiovascular risk markers. Does coronary artery calcium scoring now make the grade for routine use?