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This Week in Cardiology

Feb 11, 2022

LDL equations, stroke interventions, post-PCI antiplatelets, the transitive function and network meta-analysis, and lipoprotein(a) are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast. This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals only. To read a partial transcript or to comment, visit:

I - LDL-C Equations:

- Standard LDL Equations Yield Discordant Results

- Discordance Between Standard Equations for Determination of LDL Cholesterol in Patients With Atherosclerosis

- LDL-C Estimation: The Perils of Living With Imperfection

II - Acute Stroke Care

- Endovascular Therapy Benefits Stroke With Larger Ischemic Core?

- Endovascular Therapy for Acute Stroke with a Large Ischemic Region

III - Post PCI Antiplatelet Regimens

- Study Parses Out Merits of Short DAPT, De-escalation in ACS

- Short Duration of DAPT Versus De-Escalation After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndromes

IV - Lipoprotein (a)

- Positive Topline Results for siRNA in Raised Lipoprotein(a)

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