Wednesday, March 17, 2010

More cardiology news from the ACC and the NEJM

This has been quite a week in the world of cardiology! So much is happening at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting and the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

Take a look at the list of recent NEJM publications:

Published Online March 15, 2010
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE -Lenient versus Strict Rate Control in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
  • EDITORIAL -Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE -Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Implantation of Drug-Eluting Stents
  • EDITORIAL -Optimal Duration of Clopidogrel Use after Implantation of Drug-Eluting Stents — Still in Doubt
Published Online March 14, 2010
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE -Effect of Nateglinide on the Incidence of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Events
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE -Effect of Valsartan on the Incidence of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Events
  • EDITORIAL -Navigating the Choices for Diabetes Prevention
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE -Effects of Combination Lipid Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLE -Effects of Intensive Blood-Pressure Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • EDITORIAL -ACCORD and Risk-Factor Control in Type 2 Diabetes
So, how will the management of cardiovascular disease change now that we have new data related to diabetes, hypertension, and lipids?

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