Über den Autor
Marcus FlathernDirector, Clinical Trials & Evaluation UnitnRoyal Brompton Hospital, LondonrnDeepak L. Bhatt, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC, FACPnAssociate Director, Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Coordinating CenternStaff, Cardiac, Peripheral, and Carotid InterventionnAssociate Professor of MedicinenDepartment of Cardiovascular MedicinenCleveland Clinic FoundationnCleveland, OH, USA
List of contributors, viiirnPreface, xrnList of abbreviations, xirn1 Introduction to randomized clinical trials in cardiovascular disease, 1nTobias Geisler, Marcus D. Flather, Deepak L. Bhatt, and Ralph B. D'Agostino, Srrn2 Publishing results of clinical trials and reviewing papers for publication, 44nTobias Geisler and Marcus D. Flatherrn3 Management of chronic coronary artery disease, 60nSabu Thomas and William E. Bodenrn4 Acute coronary syndromes (ST elevation and non-ST elevation), 86nTobias Geisler, Deepak L. Bhatt, and Marcus D. Flatherrn5 Heart failure, 117nChristopher M. O'Connor and Wendy Gattis Stoughrn6 Atrial fibrillation, 143nChee W. Khoo and Gregory Y.H. Liprn7 Electrophysiology and pacing, 174nIrina Suman-Horduna and Sabine Ernstrn8 Percutaneous coronary intervention, 205nDharam J. Kumbhani and Deepak L. Bhattrn9 Randomized controlled trials in cardiac surgery: is there any alternative?, 243nThanos Athanasiou, Amir Sepehripour, and John Pepperrn10 Adult congenital heart disease, 274nCary Ward, J. Kevin Harrison, and Thomas M. Bashorern11 Cardiac imaging, 296nAiden Abidov and Daniel S. Bermanrn12 Prevention of cardiovascular disease, 345nAlice J. Owen and Christopher M. ReidrnIndex, 378
The pace of therapeutic advances in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases is rapid, and new clinically-relevant information appears with such frequency that it can be extremely challenging for clinicians to keep up.rnStill, knowledge and interpretation of major clinical trials is crucial for the range of clinicians who manage cardiovascular patients, especially since important trial evidence often needs to be implemented soon after it is published.rnConfidently apply gold standard treatment for 10 of the most critical areas of cardiologynWritten by an international team of experts, Cardiovascular Clinical Trials: Putting the Evidence into Practice:n* Provides a succinct overview of recent major clinical trials - the gold standard for all medical treatment - across all the major cardiovascular subspecialties, to ensure you're up-to-date on the most critical findingsn* Guides cardiology trainees and clinicians on how cardiovascular clinical trials are designed and conducted, including statistical methodology, so you can conduct and/or appraise future trials yourselfn* Addresses methodology as well as clinical effectivenessn* Offers evidence-based assessments on the most effective treatments and authoritative clinical information on management of the conditions so you can confidently apply what you learnrnPhysicians, surgeons, specialist nurses - any clinician seeking an accessible resource for designing and conducting cardiovascular trials and then translating their results into practice will appreciate this book's clear guidance and succinct and practical approach.