TITLE

Trial Scorecards

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents summaries of important cardiology trials in the U.S. In comparing cardiovascular (CV) or cerebrovascular event rates for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), the PCI group showed revascularization rate of 13.7% and the CABG group had 5.99%. In treatment for heart failure (HF) unresponsive to medical therapy, it notes that all-cause mortality or readmissions for HF did not reach statistical significance. In a trial, ivabradine yielded no better results than placebo for reducing CV deaths.
ACCESSION #
35639341

 

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