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ORBITA: Sham Comparison Casts Doubt on PCI for Stable Angina - Medscape



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ORBITA: Sham Comparison Casts Doubt on PCI for Stable Angina 
Medscape
For example, it claims there's a 15% MI rate after stable-angina PCI, which is "off by a factor of 10," and that PCI provided no benefits even when angina is refractory to medical therapy, when "these patients weren't studied in this trial." "It does a ...
Landmark Study Questions Efficacy of Stenting in Stable Angina Monthly Prescribing Reference
TCT: Stent No Better Than Sham for Stable Angina in ORBITA MedPage Today
Study of heart stents for stable angina highlights potential of placebo effect Imperial College London
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Study: Stents no better than medications in stable angina - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



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Study: Stents no better than medications in stable angina 
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Catalin Toma, director of interventional cardiology at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, said that, in patients with stable disease, with stents, ?you don't necessarily prevent heart attacks or save lives, but it makes patients feel better with ...
Study questions use of stents for many heart patients CBS News
Stent operations 'are a waste of time' for people with angina: Study warns the procedure carries huge risks and few ... Daily Mail
Thousands of heart patients get stents that may do more harm than good Vox
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FAME 2: Stable Angina With Poor Flow Benefits From PCI - Medscape



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FAME 2: Stable Angina With Poor Flow Benefits From PCI 
Medscape
"Previous studies such as COURAGE have suggested no improvement in angina relief, outcomes, or quality of life and higher costs with PCI. However, those studies were limited by including patients with minimal or no myocardial ischemia and used older ...

 


Exercise Time After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Angina - The Cardiology Advisor



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Exercise Time After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Angina 
The Cardiology Advisor
"In patients with medically treated angina and severe coronary stenosis, PCI did not increase exercise time by more than the effect of a placebo procedure. The efficacy of invasive procedures can be assessed with a placebo control, as is standard for ...

 


Neovasc on go with pivotal study of Reducer in angina patients; shares ahead 7% - Seeking Alpha



Neovasc on go with pivotal study of Reducer in angina patients; shares ahead 7% 
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The FDA has signed off on a pivotal clinical trial, COSIRA-II, evaluating Neovasc's (NVCN +6.9%) Reducer system in patients with refractory angina. The 380-subject study is similar to previously completed COSIRA. The Neovasc Reducer, placed via ...
Neovasc Receives FDA Approval to Initiate Pivotal Reducer Trial Markets Insider

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ORBITA trial on heart stents for stable angina indicates placebo effect potential - News-Medical.net



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ORBITA trial on heart stents for stable angina indicates placebo effect potential 
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This ORBITA (Objective Randomized Blinded Investigation with optimal medical Therapy of Angioplasty in stable angina) trial is the first of its kind to compare stenting for stable angina with a simulated procedure in which implantation of a stent was ...

 


Plant-Based Diet Alone Can Reduce Angina Attacks by 91% - Care2.com



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Plant-Based Diet Alone Can Reduce Angina Attacks by 91% 
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Even without an exercise component, a plant-based diet can reduce angina attacks by more than 90 percent within 24 days. The Dean Ornish program that led to improved arterial function and the dramatic drop in angina attacks?a 91 percent reduction in ...

 


Cath Lab Recap: Docs at Risk from Lab Radiation; Persistent Angina Post-PCI - MedPage Today



Cath Lab Recap: Docs at Risk from Lab Radiation; Persistent Angina Post-PCI 
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Persistent angina was present in 29.3% of patients 6 weeks after PCI for an acute MI, the TRANSLATE-ACS study showed, with a third of this group continuing to have symptoms at 1 year. Nearly all got beta blockers, but less than one-third of this ...

 


Angina (Angina Pectoris) Market Overview 2017 to 2023 - Research of Market



Angina (Angina Pectoris) Market Overview 2017 to 2023 
Research of Market
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage-Mechanism of action Insights, 2017?, report provides comprehensive insights of the ongoing therapeutic research and development across Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. The report provides a complete ...

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SLE linked with increased atherosclerotic risk in early disease stages - Healio



SLE linked with increased atherosclerotic risk in early disease stages 
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Some patients had more than one CV event. Four control group patients had both angina and MI, while one patient with SLE experienced both MI and stroke. In the SLE group, the incidence of CV events was 0.015 events/patient-years, and among controls, ...