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Clinical Trials Info

  1. Medical trials regulation overview
  2. MERIT-HF and other beta-blocker trials
  3. CHF pacemaker trials
  4. Vasotec (enalapril maleate) trials
  5. Prinivil/Zestril (lisinopril) trials
  6. Avapro (irbesartan) trials
  7. Diovan (valsartan) trials
  8. IV Inotropes ease end-stage CHF & improve symptoms

Heart Failure Drugs

  1. Losartan (Cozaar - an ARB) and kidney failure studies
  2. Toprol-XL is not the same as metoprolol!
Heart Failure Testing & Measurements
  1. Vo2max testing as it relates to heart failure patients (this is in rich text format)
  2. T-Wave Alternans and Heart Failure Mortality
All Other Info
  1. Bundle Branch Block
  2. Pulmonary Hypertension basics
  3. Heart Assist Device overview
  4. Magnesium overview
  5. Financial aid for buying meds
  6. mediGap insurance companies
  7. Angioseal for sealing cath puncture site
  8. Good reason to choose cath/angioplasty hospital wisely
  9. Be certain your surgeon's team uses a BIS
  10. Systolic blood pressure and mortality
  11. When your blood potassium levels get too low,...
  12. What is the RAS or renin-angiotensin system? (pretty technical)
  13. General atrial fibrillation info
  14. Sleep-wake rhythms - chronotherapy
  15. Heart transplant and pregnancy
  16. Religious activities encourage good health
  17. Apheresis, Plasmapheresis, Photopheresis - treating organ rejection
  18. Diabetes drugs and heart failure warning!

Updated August 18, 2006

All information on this site is opinion only. All concepts, explanations, trials, and studies have been re-written in plain English and may contain errors. I am not a doctor. Use the reference information at the end of each article to search MedLine for more complete and accurate information. All original copyrights apply. No information on this page should be used by any person to affect their medical, legal, educational, social, or psychological treatment in any way. I am not a doctor. This web site and all its pages, graphics, and content copyright © 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Jon C.

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