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PPC IV Literature Review Requirements (self-directed learning assignment): Cardiovascular Topics page 2

Cardiovascular Topics page 2

Myocardial Infarction, Strokes, Misc. Cardiovascular Disease Topics

Myocardial Infarction

  • Valsartan vs. captopril for treatment after a myocardial infarction
  • Valsartan, vs. captopril & valsartan for treatment after a myocardial infarction
  • Captopril vs. captopril & valsartan for treatment after a myocardial infarction
  • Bivalirudin versus heparin for treating myocardial infarction
  • Bivalirudin Versus Unfractionated Heparin in Treating Post-STEMI Patients with PCI
  • Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists (Blockers) and Myocardial Infarctions (MIs): Assessing Medication Dosing and Clinical Outcomes in Post-MI Patients
  • Stents versus primary balloon angioplasty for treating acute myocardial infarction
  • Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus thrombolytic therapy for treating acute myocardial infarction at hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery
  • Comparing Fibrinolysis to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for treating Acute ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction


  • Aspirin vs. warfarin for preventing strokes
  • Comparing dipyridamole to aspirin for preventing strokes
  • Comparing warfarin to aspirin for preventing strokes
  • Comparing tenecteplase to alteplase for treating ischemic strokes
  • Comparing low-dose versus standard-dose intravenous alteplase for treating acute ischemic stroke
  • Comparing non-contrast CT ASPECTS to CT angiogram source image ASPECTS in acute ischemic stroke outcomes

Misc. Cardiovascular Disease Topics

  • Telmisartan, ramipril, or both for treating patients at risk for vascular events
  • Comparing clopidogrel and aspirin to aspirin for the prevention of future atherothrombotic events
  • Everolimus-eluting stents vs. paclitaxel-eluting stents for treating coronary artery disease
  • Dabigatran vs. warfarin in the treatment of venous thromboembolism
  • Pantoprazole vs. esomeprazole on the anti-platelet effects of clopidogrel
  • Comparing fondaparinux to enoxaparin for treating acute coronary syndromes
  • Nesiritide vs. nitroglycerin for treating heart failure
  • Clopidogrel & omeprazole vs. clopidogrel alone for treating coronary artery disease
  • Everolimus-eluting stents compared to sirolimus-eluting stents for treating coronary artery disease
  • Everolimus-eluting stents compared to sirolimus-eluting stents in patients with diabetes
  • Everolimus-eluting stents compared to paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients with diabetes
  • Plant compared with marine n-3 fatty acid effects on cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes
  • Fibrinolytic therapy with percutaneous coronary intervention versus primary percutaneous coronary intervention alone on mortality post myocardial Infarction
  • Carvedilol and Metoprolol Succinate: for the treatment of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction
  • Sotalol vs Amiodarone in Treatment of Arrythmia
  • BT Shunt and PDA Stent: Palliative Procedures in Children born with Congenital Heart Defects
  • characterize a novel ECG manifestation of inferior wall MI in the setting of multi vessel disease
  • Procainamide vs Amiodarone for the treatment of a stabile patient with a wide QRS tachyarrhythmia
  • Furosemide vs Hydrochlorothiazide: Treating Patients with Renal Failure and Hypertension
  • Drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents for treating angina
  • Leg compression versus bed rest for treating of deep venous thrombosis
  • Mediterranean diet versus another type of diet for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Open surgical repair compared to endovascular repair in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Comparison of Mechanical and Biologic Heart Valve Replacements
  • Mechanical versus manual chest compressions for cardiac arrest
  • Laparoscopic versus Open Aortobifemoral Bypass Surgery for treating Severe Aorto-iliac Occlusive Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia: Ablation vs Antiarrhythmic Drugs
  • How effective is the Mediterranean diet on decreasing cardiovascular risk factors?
  • Vegan Diet vs. AHA Diet Effect for treating Coronary Artery Disease
  • combination antithrombotic therapy versus aspirin for treating unstable angina versus
  • ACE inhibitors versus ARBs for treating COVID progression
  • Comparing direct surgical bypass to conservative treating moyamoya disease
  • Surgical Repair vs Replacement for Mitral Regurgitation
  • Comparing arterial switch to atrial switch operations for the long-term treatment of transposition of the great arteries 
  • Warfarin and aspirin versus aspirin alone for preventing the progression of culprit lesion in unstable coronary heart disease