Controversies in Cardiology by John A. Ambrose, Alfredo E. Rodríguez

By John A. Ambrose, Alfredo E. Rodríguez

This booklet will ponder numerous scientific and interventional themes for which there's uncertainty, endured debate and/or no consensus in keeping with present guidance. whereas there are lots of instructions in cardiology, new and on-going trials that deal with new medicinal drugs remedies and approaches increase many unanswered questions. in addition, so much training heart specialist caring for the sufferers are most probably not able to digest all of those reviews or guidance and inevitably effectively practice them to their sufferers. If one considers within the guidance the widespread use of point C (consensus), there are various components or occasions the place no trial exists. additionally, whilst employing the result of an ordeal to a person sufferer, there might be uncertainty of ways this sufferer can be controlled in accordance with the current physique of evidence.

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5. Large scale randomized control trials are needed to validate the clinical utility of testing asymptomatic individuals for novel risk factors in reducing CV outcomes. Their universal application with special emphasis on safety, cost effectiveness and reliability needs to be established. Until such time, it is up to the clinician to continue aggressive treatment of established CV risk factors and to individualize patients based on global risk score and identify those that may benefit from additional testing with one of the newer CV risk markers.

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