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AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015

The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595 other organizations from around the world, according to a recent press release.

The AllTrials campaign, which began in 2013 but was only launched in the U.S. earlier this week, calls for better reporting of clinical trials.

Uptake of secondary CVD prevention measures low worldwide, strategies to reduce mortality outlined

July 31, 2015
It is estimated that one-quarter of the 35 million acute coronary or cerebrovascular events that occur worldwide each year are in individuals with previous heart disease…
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RITA-3: Routine arteriography fails to show 10-year survival benefit

July 31, 2015
New 10-year follow-up data from the RITA-3 trial show no survival benefit associated with a routine early invasive strategy of coronary arteriography and myocardial…
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Oral anticoagulant use for treatment of AF rising

July 30, 2015
From 2009 to 2014, the use of direct oral anticoagulants for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation increased from 880,000 to 1.72 million, according to an…
In the Journals

ZEPHYR registry identifies predictors of restenosis after PES implantation for femoropopliteal lesions

July 30, 2015
Lesion length of at least 16 cm, distal external elastic membrane area of 27 mm2 or less and minimum stent area of 12 mm2 or less were independent predictors of…
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Antiplatelet Agents in ACS Distinguishing Characteristics Safety and Efficacy

Antiplatelet Agents in ACS: Distinguishing Characteristics, Safety, and Efficacy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

It is estimated that in the United States, each year, over 780,000 persons will experience an acute coronary syndrome…
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VIDEO: Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, discusses benefits of VADs for children with advanced HF

VIDEO: Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, discusses benefits of VADs for children with advanced HF

July 17, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — In this video, Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, FAAP, FAAC, medical director of HF/transplantation at…
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Cardiology Case Consults

The Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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