Tag: cardiovascular

Lower LDL is better for cardiac patients? Not always, says our new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.

This observational study among more than 30,000 individuals with pre-existing heart disease and high compliance to statin medications, contributes new evidence to the international debate about the targets of LDL-cholesterol in preventing…

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Publication: Association Between Achieved Low-Density Lipoprotein Levels and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Taking Statin Treatment

Association Between Achieved Low-Density Lipoprotein Levels and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Taking Statin Treatment. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2016. 176(8): pp. 1105-13. Leibowitz M, Karpati T, Cohen-Stavi CJ, Feldman BS, Hoshen M, Bitterman…

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Publication: Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Within the Normal or Mildly Impaired Range and Incident Cardiovascular Disease

Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Within the Normal or Mildly Impaired Range and Incident Cardiovascular Disease. The American Journal of Medicine, 2015. 128(9): p. 1015-22 Eisen A, Hoshen M, Balicer RD, Reges O, Rabi Y,…

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Publication: Adherence to antidepressant therapy and mortality rates in ischaemic heart disease: cohort study

Adherence to antidepressant therapy and mortality rates in ischaemic heart disease: cohort study. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 2015. 206(4):297-301. Krivoy A, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Shoval…

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