December 2004

Volume 12 Issue 12

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Morton Kern, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Rebecca Kapur
Production Manager
Elizabeth Vasil

Editorial Correspondence

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Low Cost Drug Helps Reduce Deaths, Repeat Heart Attacks Reviparin is simple, effective therapy for heart attack patients worldwide A major Canadian-led global study has found that an inexpensive anti-blood-clotting drug significantly reduces death…
Study Shows Impact of Coreg® (carvedilol) on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients With Diabetes and Hypertension Beta-blocker Coreg® (carvedilol) may provide advantages in patients with diabetes and hypertension, according to study results relea…
High-dose Statin Therapy Outperforms Typical Care Study compares aggressive cholesterol-lowering to usual treatment in real-world settings Patients treated with high doses of atorvastatin had about a one percent lower annual rate of heart attacks…
Growth and Changes Since 2000 The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), a family of health care databases, developed through a federal, state and industry partnership and sponsored by The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ),…
Dr. Stone, at the recent TCT Conference, findings were presented on a variety of TAXUS Clinical Trials. What trials did you report on, and what were some of the overall findings? At TCT my colleagues and I delivered extensive long-term TAXUS Clinica…