Trial Scorecards

Snapshot summaries of recent study results in cardiology.

Trial Scorecards

Trial Scorecard: VEST

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Researchers analyzed a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (LifeVest, Zoll Medical) and its impact on mortality in patients with high risk for…
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Trial Scorecard: VIP-U

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Researchers compared the effects of ustekinumab (Stelara, Janssen) vs. placebo on vascular inflammation and cardiometabolic risk factors in patients…
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Trial Scorecard: SMART-DATE

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Analysis of the safety of 6-month vs. 12-month or longer DAPT in patients with ACS after receiving a second-generation drug-eluting stent.
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Trial Scorecard: ODYSSEY Outcomes

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Researchers compared CV events in patients with ACS and high LDL despite statin therapy treated with alirocumab (Praluent, Sanofi/Regeneron) vs…
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Trial Scorecard: mSToPS

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Researchers evaluated a wearable ECG monitor (Zio, iRhythm Technologies) to diagnose atrial fibrillation.
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Trial Scorecard: INDIE-HFpEF

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Assessment of aerobic capacity in patients with HF with preserved ejection fraction treated with inorganic nitrite.
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Trial Scorecard: CECCY

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Evaluation of the incidence of cardiotoxicity in patients with breast cancer who had chemotherapy and were treated with carvedilol.
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Trial Scorecard: CASA

Cardiology Today, April 2018
Researchers evaluated the effects of psychosocial care intervention and symptom management in patients with chronic HF and reduced health status.
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Trial Scorecard: PROPER

Cardiology Today, March 2018
Researchers assessed the pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria in patients with a low gestalt clinical probability of the event.
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Trial Scorecard: LEADLESS

Cardiology Today, March 2018
Researchers evaluated the performance and safety of a miniature leadless pacemaker (Nanostim, Abbott/St. Jude Medical).