n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Interpreting the ACTION study - benefits in patients with stable angina and raised blood pressure : drug trends in cardiology
|Article Title||Interpreting the ACTION study - benefits in patients with stable angina and raised blood pressure : drug trends in cardiology|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||58 - 60|
Extracted from text ... Interpreting the ACTION study - benefits in patients with stable angina and raised blood pressure Despite advances in the clinical management of patients with stable coronary artery disease, many patients remain symptomatic, with angina as the most common symptom. In these patients, there are few long-term trial results on which further improvements in care can be based. The ACTION trial using nifedipine GITS is the first long-term drug study to address treatment in this particular group of patients and to provide evidence for prolonged cardiovascular event-free survival. This strategic view of the independently conducted ACTION trial was presented to South ..
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