STABILITY – Hypertension Trial

Visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with stable coronary heart disease. Insights from the STABILITY trial European Heart Journal (2017)  doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehx250 Objective:  To study the relation between visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure (BP) and long term cardiovascular risk in patients with stable coronary heart disease. Methods: STABILITY trial was a multicentre, […]

Dual Antiplatelet TOPIC study

Benefit of switching dual antiplatelet therapy after acute coronary syndrome: the TOPIC (timing of platelet inhibition after acute coronary syndrome) randomized study   European Heart Journal (2017)  doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehx175 Objective: To evaluate the benefit of switching dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) from aspirin plus a newer P2Y12 blocker (ticagrelor/prasugrel) to aspirin plus clopidogrel 1 month after ACS. Methods: […]