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Weekly article mai 19, 2015

Coronary patients on statin therapy: LDL-C variability is a predictor of poor outcome

It is widely established that statins significantly reduce cardiovascular risk, in parallel to reducing LDL-C levels (low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol), especially in high risk patients, i.e. those with coronary artery disease. It Read more…

Weekly article mai 12, 2015

Statins stabilize coronary atheroma by promoting plaque calcification

It is known that statins can regress atherosclerosis and reduce cardiovascular events. The most recent American guidelines (J Am Coll Cardiol 2014; 63: 2889–934) recommend the use of high-intensity statin Read more…

Weekly article mai 5, 2015

More coronary heart disease in shorter people, but why?

There is a well established link between shorter adult height and higher risk of coronary heart disease and coronary risk factors, but the underlying mechanisms for this association are not Read more…

Slide narration avr 28, 2015

Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure – how explosive is the cocktail?

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Weekly article avr 21, 2015

Post-infarction heart failure: the Killip classification is still relevant

The Killip classification, initially published in 1967 (Am J Cardiol., 1967; 20: 457-464), is designed to predict outcomes of heart failure in patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to a Read more…

Weekly article avr 15, 2015

Mild HT: is blood pressure reduction worth it?

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for premature death. An estimated 1 billion people worldwide have hypertension (HT), and this number is increasing. Most of them have mild, Read more…

Weekly article avr 7, 2015

Alzheimer’s disease and coronary heart disease: the same battle?

Cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease are currently two major causes of morbidity and mortality. The anatomical lesions of Alzheimer’s disease are characterized by amyloid-rich plaques in brain tissue. Amyloid-beta protein Read more…

Weekly article mar 31, 2015

The retina of coronary patients

The retinal circulation reflects the state of health of the general circulation, as demonstrated by large-scale epidemiological studies. Static images of the retina demonstrating the presence or absence of signs Read more…

Slide narration mar 24, 2015

Efficacy and safety of calcium channel blocker/diuretics combination therapy in hypertensive patients: a meta-analysis

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Weekly article mar 17, 2015

Impaired LVEF, predictive of acute kidney injury during PCI for STEMI

Acute kidney injury is a common complication of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) performed in the context of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and acute kidney injury is known Read more…

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