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Reversing Heart Disease: Combination of PCSK9 Inhibitors and Statins – Opinion by Steven Nissen, MD, Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN UPDATED on 2/25/2019 https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/78202?xid=nl_mpt_SRCardiology_2019-02-25&eun=g99985d0r&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CardioUpdate_022519&utm_term=NL_Spec_Cardiology_Update_Active While nearly 10% of middle-age adults in China have high risk for cardiovascular disease, only 0.6% of these high-risk individuals use statins and 2.4% […]

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Perioperative Statins at Noncardiac Surgery: Survival Up, Complications Down Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN   UPDATED on 11/26/2018   Clinical Trial: Statins Evaluation in Coronary Procedures and Revascularization (SECURE-PCI) A Cardio-Endo Connection selection by Dharam J. Kumbhani, MD, SM (Trial Summary); Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH (Summary Reviewer) Contribution to Literature: The Statins Evaluation in Coronary […]

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What’s the Story with Statins and Stroke Prevention? – A Q&A with Koto Ishida, MD HCPLive My patients are at high risk for future cardiovascular (CV) events; most have already had a stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA). Source: news.google.com See on Scoop.it – Cardiovascular and vascular imaging

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Guideline Critics Shift Attacks From Beta Blockers To Statins Forbes With the release today of updated European and US guidelines the ongoing controversy regarding beta-blockers appears to be resolved. Source: http://www.forbes.com See on Scoop.it – Cardiovascular Disease: PHARMACO-THERAPY

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Medscape Statins in Very Elderly Adults (Debate) Medscape It contrasted the effects of intensive statin therapy with those of moderate statin therapy on reduction of myocardial ischemia in participants.

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See on Scoop.it – Cardiovascular and vascular imaging Statins cut limb events in PAD patients Family Practice News Digital Network “This is one of the first, and largest, studies to demonstrate an impact [of statin treatment] on adverse limb outcomes in patients with PAD, including worsening… See on http://www.familypracticenews.com

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Statins’ Nonlipid Effects on Vascular Endothelium through eNOS Activation   Curator, Author,Writer, Reporter: Larry Bernstein, MD, FACP   Categories of Research: Disease biology, Cell Biology and Cell Signaling, Biological Networks and Gene Regulation, Pharmacotherapy of Cardiovascular Disease, Nitric Oxide, HMG Co A inhibitors, Endothelial Receptor, Hypertension, Therapeutic Targets Introduction Statins have an effect on the […]

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Hypertriglyceridemia: Evaluation and Treatment Guideline Reporter and Curator: Dr. Sudipta Saha, Ph.D.   Severe and very severe hypertriglyceridemia increase the risk for pancreatitis, whereas mild or moderate hypertriglyceridemia may be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Individuals found to have any elevation of fasting triglycerides should be evaluated for secondary causes of hyperlipidemia including endocrine […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)   Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN     UPDATED ON 2/1/2019 NOACs Usually Preferable to Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation: Guideline Update READ ALL GUIDELINES at the sources listed below. Here we post only, Triple vs Double Antithrombotic Therapy The update provides a warning about the extra bleeding […]

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FDA approval on 12/1/2017 of Amgen’s evolocumb (Repatha) a PCSK9 inhibitor for the prevention of heart attacks, strokes, and coronary revascularizations in patients with established cardiovascular disease Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN   Evolocumab was first FDA approved in 2015 for patients with familial hypercholesterolemia and others who fail to achieve LDL cholesterol lowering through diet and […]

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