Rivaroxaban for Thromboprophylaxis after Hospitalization for Medical Illness (MARINER)

Sep 13, 2018

Overview : Trial References Spyropoulos AC, Ageno W, Albers GW, et al.; MARINER Investigators. Rivaroxaban for Thromboprophylaxis after Hospitalization for Medical Illness. N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 26. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1805090. Abstract | Full Text Expert Comment Pablo del Castillo Vazquez,  Antoni Martínez-Rubio: Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of... more

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Lorcaserin in Overweight and Obese Patients (CAMELLIA–TIMI 61)

Sep 13, 2018

Overview : Trial References Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Lorcaserin in Overweight and Obese Patients - Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 61 (CAMELLIA–TIMI 61) Expert Comment Amelia Carro. Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebrón. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Background Obesity is a major... more

Use of Aspirin to Reduce Risk of Initial Vascular Events in Patients at Moderate Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (ARRIVE Trial)

Aug 27, 2018

Overview : Use of Aspirin to Reduce Risk of Initial Vascular Events in Patients at Moderate Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (ARRIVE): A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial Trial Reference Gaziano JM, Brotons C, Coppolecchia R, et al. Use of Aspirin to Reduce Risk... more

Anti-Inflammatory Therapy with Canakinumab for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes

May 22, 2018

Overview : Trial Reference Everett BM, Donath MY, Pradhan AD, Thuren T, Pais P, Nicolau JC, Glynn RJ, Libby P, Ridker PM. Anti-Inflammatory Therapy with Canakinumab for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0735-1097(18)33483-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.03.002.... more

Effect of Loading Dose of Atorvastatin Prior to Planned PCI: The SECURE-PCI Randomized Clinical Trial

Apr 18, 2018

Overview : Effect of Loading Dose of Atorvastatin Prior to Planned Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Acute Coronary Syndrome. The SECURE-PCI Randomized Clinical Trial   Trial References Patti G, Cannon CP, Murphy SA, et al. Clinical benefit of statin... more

PCI Strategies in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock

Jan 12, 2018

Overview : Trial Reference Thiele H, Akin I, Sandri M et al. PCI Strategies in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock. N Engl J Med. 2017 Dec 21;377(25):2419-2432. Abstract | Full Text Expert Comment Pablo Avanzas. Professor of Medicine. Universidad de Oviedo.... more

EXAMINE (EXamination of CArdiovascular OutcoMes: AlogliptIN vs. Standard of CarE in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Acute Coronary Syndrome)

Jul 17, 2014

Overview : We have selected EXAMINE because is one of the largest triasl analizing cardiovascular outcomes and safety with a new group of antidiabetic drugs. The main results showed the primary endpoint of non-inferiority compared to placebo in addition to standard of... more