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Substantial progress in the treatment of atherosclerotic complications – in particular in secondary prevention – has led to a significant reduction of recurrent cardiovascular events. This has been through the use of pharmacological strategies including lipid-lowering drugs such as statins, beta-blockers, angiotensin-converting ensyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers, along with the introduction of early percutaneous coronary intervention in acute coronary syndrome with consecutive application of dual antiplatelet therapy.

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Bridging the Gap in a Rare Cause of Angina

Sumanth Khadke, Jovana Vidovic, Vinod Patel,

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Citation: European Cardiology Review 2021;16:e05.

Pharmacotherapy in Stable CAD: The ISCHEMIA Trial

Jonathan Yap, Derek P Chew, Gregg W Stone,

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Citation: European Cardiology Review 2021;16:e04.

Atherosclerotic CVD Risk and Advanced Lipid Testing

Charles Amir German, Michael D Shapiro,

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Citation: European Cardiology Review 2020;15:e56.

A Multicentre, Open-Label, Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial to Assess…

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Citation: European Cardiology Review 2020;15:e47.