Tag: statins

USPSTF/ACC/AHA guidelines for Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults

The USPSTF and ACC/AHA guidelines for statin use in adults aged 40-75 years are consistent over level of recommendation. Adults who have no history of cardiovascular disease but have 1 or more risk factors for developing CVD along with >10% ASCVD risk are recommended to be started on low- to moderate dose statin. (USPSTF =..

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ODYSSEY Outcomes: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Outcomes with Alirocumab after an ACS

2018, Alirocumab after Acute Coronary Syndrome, ACC ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial Summary ODYSSEY OUTCOMES trial was a randomized, multicenter (1315 sites; 57 countries), placebo control, industry sponsored clinical trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of alirocumab (a PCSK9 inhibitor) in patients with an ACS in the preceding 1-12 months, who had inadequate control of lipids..

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