Standardizing care for acute decompensated heart failure in a large megatrial
: the approach for the Acute Studies of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Subjects with Decompensated Heart Failure (ASCEND-HF).
Fundamental deficiencies in the megatrial
The Peruvian government began a public retrial of a dozen SL leaders in 2004 with civilian judges in charge of the "megatrial
" by the Sala Antiterrorista court convened at the naval base and prison of Callao where Guzman has been held since 1993 (see NotiSur, 2004-12-03).
(20) However, it is not likely that the courts in that state, or any other, would ever again order up such a megatrial
, and so another anecdotal reason for changing the law seems more historical than current.
(23.) Eleanor Randolph, "Megatrial
" Prompts Questions of Fairness, Wash.
That was the key message of ONTARGET (the Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination With Ramipril Global End Point Trial), a 25,620-patient megatrial
presented by Dr.
The local Las Vegas Sun reported it this way: The MGM Grand Hotel insurance megatrial
ended Wednesday at the Thomas and Mack Center in a festive mood, as District Judge Paul Goldman approved the $87.5 million out-of-court settlement.
NEW ORLEANS -- No sooner had the ink dried on new American College of Physicians practice guidelines calling for ACE inhibitor therapy in patients with coronary artery disease than the document was rendered outdated by a new megatrial
ATLANTA -- Antibiotic therapy for prevention of coronary events has proved to be a washout in its first megatrial
-- Results of the Heart Protection Study, the latest blockbuster statin trial, will likely transform the landscape of medical practice, observers agreed after initial presentation of the British megatrial
at the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association.
-- The a-blocker arm of a landmark megatrial
of antihypertensive therapy has been halted early due to sharp increases in congestive heart failure and stroke.
BARCELONA, SPAIN -- Fibrinolytic primacy in acute MI reperfusion therapy will give way to combined therapy that focuses on platelets as well as fibrin after the results of a new megatrial
are released later this fall.