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The Framingham study and numerous cohorts thereafter subsequently confirmed the prognostic value of cholesterol and in particular LDL-cholesterol, and the 4S Trial2 eventually proved the cholesterol ...

European Heart Journal, Issue @ A Glance, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 14/10/2016 Item size : 197432 bytes
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Download the Issue @ a Glance podcast Subscribe to the EHJ Podcast Elevated levels of LDL-cholesterol are determined mainly genetically1 and are the most important risk factor for atherosclerosis in ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 01/05/2016
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Download the Issue @ a Glance podcast Subscribe to the EHJ Podcast The management and, as a consequence, the outcome of acute coronary syndromes or ACS have improved impressively over the last ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 21/04/2016 Item size : 257926 bytes
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Furthermore, the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial using the novel antihyperglycaemic agent, empagliflozin,8 a selective sodiumglucose co- transporter inhibitor, significantly reduced cardiovascular mortality; ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 07/02/2016
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Download the Issue @ a Glance podcast Subscribe to the EHJ Podcast The field of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains extremely active and fruitful, with major advances involving ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 21/01/2016
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Interestingly, worse outcome in patients with RA compared with matched controls persisted after adjustment for clinical covariates, including the type of ACS. [...]among deaths, the majority of ...

European Heart Journal, Editorial, Roland Klingenberg, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 21/12/2015
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Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors are a new class of drugs able to decrease LDL-C by 5070% when administered either as a monotherapy or on a background with statins.46 ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 21/09/2015
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Download the Issue @ a Glance podcast Subscribe to the EHJ Podcast Prevention is better that cure As Niccolo Machiavelli already pointed out in his seminal work Il Principe in 1513, any disease is ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 14/05/2015
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In his notes he wrote: I found no material disease of the heart, except that the coronary arteries were thickened2 Rudolf Virchow was the first to recognize the inflammatory nature of atherosclerosis ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 01/03/2015 Item size : 221872 bytes
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Controversy only exists as to whether LDL cholesterol target levels or risk-adjusted dosing should be used in their management,5 with the former advocated by the European Society of Cardiology and ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 21/02/2015 Item size : 212610 bytes