The GUARD-AF trial will allow us to look at both the benefits and the risks of screening for atrial fibrillation and the reduction of stroke, said Roland Chen, MD, MS, vice president and head of clinical development for innovative medicines at Bristol-Myers Squibb.
We are really excited about the progress we have seen in the EXPLORER-HCM trial, and after the results are published in the first half of 2020, we will quickly begin conversations to seek FDA approval of mavacamten, said Jay Edelberg, MD, PhD, senior vice president of Clinical Development at MyoKardia.
Results of the PIONEER-OLE study has shown promising results of mavacamten for patients with obstructive HCM that will be further evaluated in our pivotal phase 3 EXPLORER-HCM trial, said Jay Edelberg, MD, PhD, senior vice president of Clinical Development at MyoKardia.
There are multiple ways in which people with diabetes can develop heart failure, which is why heightened awareness through the initiative Diabetes Can Break Your Heart is warranted, said Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, professor of physiology and chairman for the Department of Medicine at the University of Mississippi.
The phase 2 ESCaPE-CMD study results exhibited a significant improvement in coronary flow reserve for patients with CMD, said C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, FAHA, director of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center.
Identifying elevated LDL-C levels in patients and treating them with evolocumab can potentially mitigate and reduce the rate of ischemic events, said Darryl Sleep, MD, senior vice president, global medical and chief medical officer at Amgen.
The GUARD-AF trial promotes heightened knowledge of stroke risk among patients with atrial fibrillation by analyzing, evaluating, and distributing important data back to practitioners, which can possibly reduce the incidence of stroke, said Roland Chen, MD, MS, vice president and head of clinical development for innovative medicines at Bristol-Myers Squibb.
The HDL PDS-2 system showed in a relatively short time its ability to affect the progression of HoFH, with a reduction in the burden of plaque overall highlighting its exciting potential, said Brian Ghoshhajra, MD, MBA, diagnostic radiologist and service chief of cardiovascular imaging in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
We've had the opportunity to evaluate the CD34+ cell in the past 20 years, and finally we have a tool that represents a potential breakthrough for patients with CMD, said Douglas Losordo, MD, FACC, FAHA, chief medical officer at Caladrius Biosciences.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to change the way physicians have monitored for conditions such as atrial fibrillation in the past 5 decades, said Brandon Fornwalt, MD, PhD, director of the Cardiac Imaging Technology Laboratory at Geisinger.