Top 10 Clinical Trends for June 2015

Ryan Syrek

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June 24, 2015

#1 Clinical Trend: Myocardial Infarction

A particularly promising study is responsible for this term’s increased popularity in searches this month. The PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial examined long-term use of ticagrelor in preventing myocardial infarction in patients who had experienced an episode in the prior 1-3 years. The authors concluded that the drug significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Myocardial Infarction.

Medscape Trends in Medicine is based on search engine referrals. For more trends, view the Clinical Trends Index.

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