Author | Wayne Kuznar

Articles

Intensive Medical Therapy Is Reducing the Indications for Carotid Revascularization in Asymptomatic Patients

April 06, 2009

Article

Intensifying medical therapy would obviate the need for carotid revascularization in all but 4% of patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis.

Stroke Risk Reduced in Patients with High hsCRP Who Take Rosuvastatin

April 06, 2009

Article

Apparently healthy people with average levels of cholesterol but elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein who were randomized to rosuvastatin had half the risk of stroke compared with those randomized to placebo.

TIA Signals Increased Risk of MI

March 31, 2009

Article

Patients who have a transient ischemic attack have a higher risk of subsequent myocardial infarction than the general population, and this excess risk continues over time.

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