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News from the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session 2012

May 2012 Br J Cardiol 2012;19:59–61

News from the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session 2012

News from the world of cardiology

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CORONARY: off-pump and on-pump CABG similar The largest trial ever to compare off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) has shown no difference between the two techniques in terms of the primary composite end point. There were, however, some differences in certain end points, leading to the suggestion that the decision as to which approach to choose could be individualised with each patient. Table 1. Main results from the CORONARY trial The CORONARY trial enrolled 4,752 patients who were randomised to off-pump or on-pump surgery. At 30 days the primary end point – a composite of death, myocardial infraction (MI), kidney fai

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March 2010 Br J Cardiol 2009;17(Suppl 1):S10-11

Is dual antiplatelet therapy needed for all CVD patients?

Ranil de Silva

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Dual antiplatelet therapy for all CVD patients? Table 1. Currently used antiplatelet drugs Currently used antiplatelet drugs are summarised in table 1 and pivotal clinical trials of dual antiplatelet therapy in table 2. The Clopidogrel for High Atherothrombotic Risk and Ischaemia Stabilisation, Management and Avoidance (CHARISMA) trial2 is the only prospective randomised clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of dual antiplatelet therapy in all CVD patients. Initiated after the Clopidogrel versus Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischaemic Events (CAPRIE) trial had shown a 9% relative risk reduction with clopidogrel compared w

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January 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:41-44

Uses of the multi-functional probing catheter in the recannalisation of chronic total occlusions

Lucy JH Blows, S Divaka Perera, Simon R Redwood

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July 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:251-2

Coronary calcification and coronary artery disease activity: a dilemma unresolved?

Juan-Pablo Kaski, Juan Carlos Kaski

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