Author | Linda Peckel

Articles

Fixed-dose Lipid-lowering Combination Bests Either Drug Alone

June 04, 2019

MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands--The significant combined effect of bempedoic acid and ezetimibe on LDL-C in patients at high risk for CV events may suggest a new era of non-statin therapy. 

From 87th EAS: High Lipoprotein(a) Levels not Linked to Increased Prothrombotic Effects

June 04, 2019

MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands-Study results suggest that clinical trials of novel treatments targeting Lp(a) will not be affected by subjects with CV disease receiving antiplatelet therapy.

Novel Smartphone Trial Design Collects Large-Scale AF Data Very Rapidly

May 28, 2019

In this study, among participants with smartphone-detected AF, 72% had experienced no symptoms. This technology-based screening approach could have legs.

PRAGUE-12 at 5 Years: Stroke Rate Reduced, Sinus Rhythm Maintained

May 28, 2019

The 5-year PRAGUE-12 study outcomes show that LAA ablation in cardiac surgery patients with a history of atrial fibrillation reduces stroke rate vs cardiac surgery alone.