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Advancing Postmenopausal Preventive Therapy (APPT), a progestogen-free estrogen therapy to potentially reduce atherosclerosis: a randomized-controlled trial

Cardiovascular disease (narrowed or blocked blood vessels) is the leading cause of death, killing 1 of every 2 women. Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) is the major cause of cardiovascular disease. More than 90% of deaths due to atherosclerosis occur after menopause when a women’s production of estrogen disappears....

COAST: Coiling of Aneurysms Smaller Than 5mm With Hypersoft® and Hydrogel Coils

1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Intracranial aneurysms (IAs) are common cerebrovascular abnormalities. The prevalence of IAs has been reported to be 0.8-2.0% of the population. [1-3] The most common presentation of IAs is subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), the annual incidence of which varies by geographic region from 10 to 20 per 100,000....

Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial

Prevention of stroke involves managing and treating risk factors. Most strokes are caused when blood flow to a portion of the brain is blocked. One place this often happens is in the carotid artery. This blockage is called atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. The purpose of this trial is...

Global Observational Study to Evaluate the Correlation Between Coronary and Carotid Atherosclerotic Disease (CAD) and Links with Clinical Outcomes

Observational study to collect F/U imaging & clinical endpoint data from pts. who successfully completed baseline coronary IVUS (intravascular ultrasound) imaging in the dal-PLAQUE 2 (DP2) study to determine the correlation & clinical relevance of such imaging as related to coronary artery disease (CAD). Pts. who have had baseline angiography/IVUS,...