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AHA 2015

Find the most relevant articles from AHA Congress 2015. November 7-11, Florida USA

DAPT Substudy: Score to Personalize Optimal Dual Antiaggregation Therapy Duration
Original Title: Individualizing Treatment Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: An Analysis from the DAPT Study.  Presenter: Yeh RW. Optimal dual ...

SPRINT: lower blood pressure targets for many hypertensive
Original Title: A randomized trial of intensive versus standard blood-pressure control.  Presenter: Wright JR Jr. A systolic blood-pressure target lower than 120 over the standard 140 mm Hg ...

Surgery vs. PCI in Diabetic Patients with Multivessel Disease
Original Title: Revascularization in diabetics with multivessel disease: a population-based evaluation of outcomes. Presenter: Ramanathan K. Real-world data support the role of CABG over PCI ...

PROMISE Subanalysis: Potential Benefits of CT Angiography over Functional Studies in Patients with Symptoms Suggesting CAD
Original Title: Outcomes of anatomical versus functional testing for coronary artery disease. Presenter: Douglas PS. Early this year, the PROMISE trial was not able to confirm that testing ...

PEGASUS-TIMI 54 Subanalysis: Discontinuation of Ticagrelor Mostly Due to Dyspnea or Bleeding
Original Title: Long-term tolerability of ticagrelor for secondary prevention: insights from PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial.  Presenter: Bonaca MP. The higher rate of premature discontinuation of ...

JUPITER Subanalysis: Reduction of LDL Determines Clinical Impact of Rosuvastatin Therapy
Original Title: Cholesterol treatment targets and clinical outcomes: a JUPITER trial update. Presenter: Paul Ridker. The lower the LDL cholesterol levels, the less adverse cardiovascular ...

IVUS-XPL: IVUS superior to angiography for guiding DES implantation in long lesions
Original Title: Effect of intravascular ultrasound-guided vs angiography-guided everolimus-eluting stent implantation: the IVUS-XPL randomized clinical trial.  Presenter: Hong S-J. Patients ...

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