Pharmacology articles



Approximately only 2.7% of all diabetic patients with ischemic heart disease in the United States receive optimal treatment consisting in high doses of statins (ACEI/ARAII) or “cardio-stable” antihyperglycemic agents such as SGLT2I and GLP-1RA (three of them). Of the population, 37.4% does not use any medication. Randomization was conducted at the healthcare facility level, rather

ACC 2023 | A DUE-Study (Phase III)

In pulmonary hypertension (PHT), 10 mg macitentan plus 40 mg tadalafil is recommended as a safe combination therapy for newly diagnosed patients or in a significant proportion of patients during follow-up. Using a tablet with a fixed drug combination (FDC) could simplify treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of macitentan/tadalafil

ACC 2023 | YELLOW III Study. Effect of Evolocumab on Coronary Plaque Characteristics in Stable Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Kini presented the results of the YELLOW III Study where she analyzed the effect of evolocumab on coronary plaque in patients with stable coronary artery disease. The study included 137 patients who underwent coronary angioplasty to the culprit vessel and endovascular imaging (OCT, NIRS/IVUS) to non-obstructive lesions (30%-50%). If their plaque was lipid-rich (defined