Author | Christoper Cannon, MD

Articles

Podcast: Status of the Polypill in Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

May 04, 2012

Findings of the TIPS-2 study, announced at the recent 2012 World Congress of Cardiology, put the promise of the polypill-a simplified, one-size-fits-all approach to prevention of cardiovascular morbidity-back on the table for international discussion. Here, Dr Christopher Cannon puts the TIPS-2 results in perspective.

Women and Heart Disease-Questions and Answers for the Primary Care Physician

March 06, 2012

Is PAD as prevalent in women as in men? Does CAD present differently in women and men? Is coronary angiography the most accurate diagnostic modality for women? Find answers and more details, here.

Clinical Update: C-reactive protein: A marker for assessing and managing cardiac risk

July 01, 2005

Inflammation plays a major role in coronary artery disease (CAD), whereby inflammatory changes develop in the blood vessel walls.1 This observation has spurred interest in exploring the connection between CAD and markers of inflammation, including C-reactive protein (CRP), fibrinogen, serum amyloid A, and many other novel markers.