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Which drug improves blood flow and reduces inflammation after stent insertion in patients with heart disease?

Posted by on Mar 28, 2020 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared three drugs to see which was better at improving blood flow and reducing inflammation after patients with heart disease were given a stent. The results showed that prasugrel (Efient) improved patients’ blood flow more than clopidogrel (Plavix) or ticagrelor (Brilique). Some background Heart disease,...

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How safe and effective is low-dose colchicine in preventing heart events after heart attack?

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of low-dose colchicine (Colcrys) after a heart attack. They found that colchicine reduced the risk of ischemic cardiovascular events in these patients.  Some background Coronary artery disease (CAD) is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. Atherosclerosis (ATS)...

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Cholesterol levels and management of high cholesterol in patients with heart disease

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell The purpose of this study was to investigate the cholesterol levels and the management of high cholesterol in patients with acute coronary syndrome (heart attack/angina). Patients who had a STEMI (a specific type of heart attack) had worse cholesterol levels but had better cholesterol levels after 12 months of statin therapy. Some...

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Investigating microvascular function as a potential cause of angina in coronary artery disease.

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if the incidence of coronary microvascular dysfunction in patients with ischemic heart disease. They found that microvascular dysfunction is present in patients with angina. Some background Coronary arteries are responsible for supplying the heart with blood and oxygen. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is caused by a...

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