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Snapshot summaries of recent study results in cardiology.

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FREEDOM Follow-On

Cardiology Today, December 2018
Researchers compared CABG with percutaneous stenting in patients with diabetes and multivessel CAD.
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EWTOPIA75

Cardiology Today, December 2018
Assessment of ezetimibe on the prevention of cerebrovascular and CV events in patients aged 75 years or older with middle to high risk and elevated…
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DECLARE-TIMI 58

Cardiology Today, December 2018
Evaluation of dapagliflozin (Farxiga, AstraZeneca) added to current background therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes and either established CVD or…
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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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AF-ALERT

Cardiology Today, December 2018
Evaluation of an alert-based computerized decision support strategy to prevent stroke in patients with nonvalvular AF or atrial flutter.
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TIM-HF2

Cardiology Today, November 2018
Assessment of a structured remote patient management intervention for patients with HF.
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LEADERS FREE II

Cardiology Today, November 2018
Researchers compared a drug-coated stent (Biofreedom, Biosensors International) with a bare-metal stent in patients with high bleeding risk.
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High-STEACS

Cardiology Today, November 2018
Researchers evaluated a novel high-sensitivity troponin test (Architect Stat, Abbott) to lower the threshold of MI diagnosis in patients with…
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ICELAND MI

Cardiology Today, November 2018
Researchers evaluated the long-term prognosis of unrecognized MI by cardiac MRI.
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COAPT

Cardiology Today, November 2018
Researchers tested the safety and effectiveness of transcatheter mitral valve repair (MitraClip, Abbott) in patients with moderate to severe mitral…