Tag: coronary artery diseas

Image: PD  1. This genome-wide association study (GWAS) has shown a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) on chromosome 1 to be associated with coronary heart disease in individuals with type 2 diabetes, but not in individuals without type 2 diabetes.  2. The SNP identified in this study (rs10911021) is in the same...
Image: PD 1. In patients with stable coronary artery disease undergoing elective vascular surgery, preoperative revascularization does not significantly reduce short- or long-term mortality. 2. Patients undergoing revascularization experience significant time delays prior to surgery. Original Date of Publication: December 30, 2004 Study Rundown: The CARP trial demonstrated that in patients with stable coronary...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. Addition of percutaneous cutaneous intervention (PCI) to optimal medical therapy for patients with stable coronary artery disease does not improve mortality or cardiovascular outcomes Study Rundown: The COURAGE trial was the first to provide evidence that in patients with stable coronary artery disease, the addition of PCI to...