Anti-inflammatory treatment also gives MACE reduction in high-risk patients with kidney disease
ACC 2018 A new analysis of the CANTOS trial showed that IL-1β inhibition with canakinumab in patients with stage 3 kidney disease did not slow progression to renal failure, but did beneficially alter outcomes in these very high risk patients.
This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the ACC 2018. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.
Prof. Paul Ridker is director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, a translational research unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A cardiovascular medicine specialist, and Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine at Harvard School of Medicine.
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