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PCSK9 inhibitors for prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Jul - Aug;12(4):835-843

Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2018.06.013DOI Listing
October 2019

Alirocumab in Patients With Polyvascular Disease and Recent Acute Coronary Syndrome: ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Trial.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Sep 18;74(9):1167-1176. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Bichat, Paris and Paris Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, FACT (French Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials), INSERM U1148, Paris, France; National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.03.013DOI Listing
September 2019

The New 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

Authors:
Vera A Bittner

Circulation 2019 Mar 17. Epub 2019 Mar 17.

Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040625DOI Listing
March 2019

Alirocumab Reduces Total Nonfatal Cardiovascular and Fatal Events: The ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Trial.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Feb 11;73(4):387-396. Epub 2018 Nov 11.

Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Bichat, Paris and Paris Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, FACT (French Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials), INSERM U1148, Paris, France; National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/gabrielsteg.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.10.039DOI Listing
February 2019

Alirocumab and Cardiovascular Outcomes after Acute Coronary Syndrome.

N Engl J Med 2018 11 7;379(22):2097-2107. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

From the Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora (G.G.S.); Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Bichat, Paris Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, FACT (French Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials), and INSERM Unité 1148 (P.G.S.), and Sanofi (C.H., G.L.) - all in Paris; the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, Royal Brompton Hospital, London (P.G.S.); the State University of New York Downstate School of Public Health, Brooklyn (M.S.), and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown (R.P., W.J.S.) - both in New York; Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston (D.L.B.); the Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham (V.A.B.); Estudios Cardiológicos Latinoamérica, Instituto Cardiovascular de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina (R.D.); Sanofi, Bridgewater, NJ (J.M.E., A.M., J.-F.T.); the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, and St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto - both in Canada (S.G.G.); Stanford Center for Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (R.A.H., K.W.M.); the Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands (J.W.J.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center (K.Q., M.T.R., P.T.), and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine (M.T.R.), Durham, NC; Green Lane Cardiovascular Services, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand (H.D.W.); and the Department of Medicine III, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (A.M.Z.).

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1801174
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1801174DOI Listing
November 2018

Statin prescription rates and their facility-level variation in patients with peripheral artery disease and ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Vasc Med 2018 06 30;23(3):232-240. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

2 Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations; and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1358863X18758914DOI Listing
June 2018

Estimation of Eligibility for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors and Associated Costs Based on the FOURIER Trial (Further Cardiovascular Outcomes Research With PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects With Elevated Risk): Insights From the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Circulation 2017 06 2;135(25):2572-2574. Epub 2017 May 2.

From Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, Houston, TX (S.S.V., J.M.A., L.A.P.); Sections of Health Services Research (S.S.V., J.M.A., L.A.P.) and Cardiovascular Research (S.S.V., V.N., C.M.B.), Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX (S.S.V., V.N.); Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX (S.S.V., V.N., C.M.B.); Veterans Affairs Health System, Palo Alto, CA (P.A.H.); Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, CA (P.A.H.); Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston (P.B.M.); Center for Healthcare Advancement & Outcomes at Baptist Health South Florida, Miami (K.N.); Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (E.D.M.); and Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama, Birmingham (V.A.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028503DOI Listing
June 2017

Adoption of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline in Cardiology Practices Nationwide.

JAMA Cardiol 2017 04;2(4):361-369

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas4Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas5Center of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas13Health Policy, Quality and Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5922DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5470413PMC
April 2017

JCL roundtable: lipid-lowering drugs in those older than 75 years of age.

J Clin Lipidol 2014 Nov-Dec;8(6):533-41. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

Florida Lipid Institute, 2828 Casa Aloma Way, Ste. 600, Winter Park, FL 32792, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2014.09.009DOI Listing
September 2015

Impact of female sex on lipid lowering, clinical outcomes, and adverse effects in atorvastatin trials.

Am J Cardiol 2015 Feb 29;115(4):447-53. Epub 2014 Nov 29.

Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.11.026DOI Listing
February 2015

Training community health workers to reduce health disparities in Alabama's Black Belt: the Pine Apple Heart Disease and Stroke Project.

Fam Community Health 2006 Apr-Jun;29(2):89-102

Department of Community and Rural Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Tuscaloosa Campus, AL 35487, USA.

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April 2006

Glucose, blood pressure, and lipid control in older people with and without diabetes mellitus: the Cardiovascular Health Study.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2002 Mar;50(3):416-23

Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50103.xDOI Listing
March 2002