Ethnic differences in the pathobiology of ACS between Asians and Whites

Ethnic differences in the pathobiology of ACS between Asians and Whites

2020.05.04

A study was carried out to ascertain the underlying mechanisms of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) between Asians and Whites.The study population was stratified into ST-elevation myocardial infarction...


Optimal switching strategy from clopidogrel to ticagrelor for Chinese ACS patients managed by PCI

Optimal switching strategy from clopidogrel to ticagrelor for Chinese ACS patients managed by PCI

2020.04.27

In Chinese acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients with complicated coronary artery disease managed by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), the optimal treatment strategy recommended is 180 or 90...


Metformin continuation after primary PCI not associated with increased risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury

Metformin continuation after primary PCI not associated with increased risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury

2020.04.20

In patients with diabetes and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the continuous use of metformin after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains controversial because...


Efficacy and safety of different ticagrelor regimens vs clopidogrel in CAD patients: the SUPERIOR study

Efficacy and safety of different ticagrelor regimens vs clopidogrel in CAD patients: the SUPERIOR study

2020.04.13

Current guidelines recommend dual antiplatelet therapy with ticagrelor 90 mg twice daily (T90BID) over clopidogrel 75 mg once daily (C75QD) in addition to aspirin for acute coronary syndrome. However...


Prediction of short-term mortality post-PCI using the decision-tree model

Prediction of short-term mortality post-PCI using the decision-tree model

2020.04.06

The decision-tree (DT) model has been shown to be effective in predicting 30-day mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI).This is based on a...


Efficacy of ticagrelor monotherapy compared with ticagrelor plus aspirin in high-risk patients undergoing PCI

Efficacy of ticagrelor monotherapy compared with ticagrelor plus aspirin in high-risk patients undergoing PCI

2020.03.30

In high-risk patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents, ticagrelor monotherapy provides similar antithrombotic benefits as ticagrelor plus acetylsalicylic...


Swedish cohort shows gender differences in relation to hyperuricaemia and subclinical atherosclerosis

Swedish cohort shows gender differences in relation to hyperuricaemia and subclinical atherosclerosis

2020.03.23

Hyperuricaemia is closely associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD), but whether this association is independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs), and whether it is gender-...


Coronary artery calcification and inflammation impact adverse cardiovascular events post-PCI

Coronary artery calcification and inflammation impact adverse cardiovascular events post-PCI

2020.03.16

Patients with both coronary artery calcification (CAC) and systemic inflammation have an increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI),...


Combining novel biomarkers improves risk prediction of cardiovascular mortality in STEMI patients

Combining novel biomarkers improves risk prediction of cardiovascular mortality in STEMI patients

2020.03.09

In patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), novel biomarkers ST2 and Pentraxin-3 (Ptx-3) are associated with the incidence of cardiovascular mortality (CV-mortality), in addition to...


Near-infrared spectroscopy intravascular ultrasound imaging shows promise as diagnostic tool for high-risk ACS patients

Near-infrared spectroscopy intravascular ultrasound imaging shows promise as diagnostic tool for high-risk ACS patients

2020.03.02

In a prospective cohort study of patients from 44 medical centres in Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Slovakia, UK and the USA, near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) intravascular ultrasound imaging was shown...