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  1. The treatment of patients with coronary artery disease continues to evolve; all three strategies – medical therapy, surgical revascularization, and percutaneous coronary intervention – have changed. Medical th...

    Authors: David R Holmes Jr

    Citation: Trials 2001 2:263

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. This commentary has two purposes: to summarize the rationale, design and initial results of the Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) trial; and to provide a hist...

    Authors: Lawrence R Krakoff

    Citation: Trials 2001 2:254

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. The identification of angiogenic growth factors, such as vascular endothelial growth factor and fibroblast growth factor, has fueled interest in using such factors to induce therapeutic angiogenesis. The resul...

    Authors: Yin-Shan Ng and Patricia A D'Amore

    Citation: Trials 2001 2:278

    Content type: Review

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  4. The randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled Systolic Hypertension in Europe trial (Syst-Eur 1) proved that blood pressure (BP) lowering therapy starting with nitrendipine reduces the risk of cardiovascula...

    Authors: Lutgarde Thijs, Jan A Staessen, Sonia Beleva, Willem H Birkenhäger, Christopher J Bulpitt, Hilde Celis, Astrid E Fletcher, Rumjana Kermova, Gastone Leonetti, Tovio Laks, Stefan Mantov, Choudomir Nachev, Cinzia Sarti, Jaakko Tuomilehto and Robert H Fagard

    Citation: Trials 2001 2:298

    Content type: Research

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  5. Inflammatory cytokines may negatively influence contractility and contribute to the remodelling process in the failing myocardium. Traditional cardiovascular drugs appear to have little influence on the overal...

    Authors: Jan Kristian Damås, Lars Gullestad and Pål Aukrust

    Citation: Trials 2001 2:271

    Content type: Review

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  6. Cerivastatin was recently withdrawn from the market because of 52 deaths attributed to drug-related rhabdomyolysis that lead to kidney failure. The risk was found to be higher among patients who received the f...

    Authors: Curt D Furberg and Bertram Pitt

    Citation: Trials 2001 2:205

    Content type: Commentary

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