This 83-year-old man is treated only for hypertension and says he "feels like Tarzan." The routine ECG says otherwise.
Cholesterol Disorders Year in Review
At AHA.17, Dr Rory Collins offered large-scale trial data to help dispel dangerous disinformation still circulating about the effects of statins.
Click through this short case study for an illustration of the key principles put forth in the revised ACC/AHA guidelines on hypertension diagnosis and management.
Lowering LDL-C levels in FOURIER trial patients with PAD had a significant impact on both MACE and MALE.
The HIJ-PROPER study found intensive LDL-lowering therapy added no additional therapeutic value in patients with ACS.
Statins are clinically proven to improve CV outcomes--a new study offers insight into the mechanisms at work on arterial plaque.
The Cardiovascular Health Study identifies patient factors that can be modified to stem risk for CEA.
The lifesaving potential in a statin Rx should motivate us to try, try again if side effects lead to discontinuation.