1. Captopril or the synthetic antioxidant, EUK-207, reduced functional, biochemical, and histopathological signs of lung fibrosis after whole thoracic radiation.
2. The combination of captopril and EUK-207 was incrementally superior at reducing fibrosis than either agent alone.
Evidence rating: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: Radiation therapy is a mainstay in the treatment...
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1. Treating patients with captopril after acute MI with asymptomatic LV dysfunction reduces mortality from cardiovascular causes (i.e., atherosclerotic heart disease, progressive heart failure).
2. The captopril group experienced lower rates of hospitalization due to heart failure and recurrent MI.
Study Rundown: The SAVE trial was the first to demonstrate...