Trial Scorecards

Snapshot summaries of recent study results in cardiology.

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RESPOND

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Assessment of real-world device and clinical performances outcomes with a transcatheter aortic valve replacement system (Lotus, Boston Scientific)…
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PRIME

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Comparison of sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto, Novartis) with valsartan alone for the reduction of mitral regurgitation in patients with HF and…
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REAC-TAVI

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Evaluation of the efficacy of ticagrelor (Brilinta, AstraZeneca) vs. dual antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel and aspirin to suppress high platelet…
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LVAD MPC-II

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Assessment of the safety of mesenchymal precursor cells (Mesoblast) in the hearts of patients during surgery to implant a left ventricular assist…
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CONSERVE

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Researchers evaluated the safety, efficacy and cost efficiency of coronary CTA for stable patients without known CAD and a class II indication for…
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COMPASS-CABG

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Researchers compared rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Janssen/Bayer), aspirin or both for the prevention of early coronary bypass graft occlusion in patients…
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ASCERTAIN

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Comparison of uninterrupted rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Janssen/Bayer) and warfarin in patients with nonvalvular AF who are undergoing radiofrequency…
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CANTIC

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Researchers assessed the pharmacodynamic effects of cangrelor (Kengreal, Chiesi) in patients with STEMI who underwent primary PCI and were treated…
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CIRT

Cardiology Today, December 2018
Researchers assessed the effect of low-dose methotrexate on the reduction of MIs, strokes or death in patients with type 2 diabetes or metabolic…
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VITAL

Cardiology Today, December 2018
Evaluation of vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids on risk reduction for heart disease, cancer and stroke in patients without a history of these…