The EVAPORATE Trial

Dr. Dave Dixon and CardioScripts co-host, Dr. Liz Sulaica, discuss the EVAPORATE trial and where icosapent ethyl fits.

0:00-0:27: Intro

0:28-1:09: Introduction of Dr. Dave Dixon

1:10-4:38: EVAPORATE Overview

4:39-6:12: Overall thoughts about EVAPORATE

6:13-9:23: Trial limitations

9:24-11:55: Isocapent ethyl in practice – involve the patient in decision-making!

11:56-14:31: How has practice changed since REDUCE-IT?

14:32-15:31: Final thoughts

15:32-16:09: Closing

References

  • Budoff MJ, Bhatt DL, Kinninger A, et al. Effect of icosapent ethyl on progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with elevated triglycerides on statin therapy: final results of the EVAPORATE trial. Eur Heart J 2020; doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa652.
  • Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Miller M , et al. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with Icosapent Ethyl for Hypertriglyceridemia. N Engl J Med 2019; 380:11-22.
  • Budoff MJ, Muhlestein JB, Bhatt DL, et al. Effect of icosapent ethyl on progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with elevated triglycerides on statin therapy: a prospective, placebo-controlled randomized trial (EVAPORATE): interim results. Cadiovasc Res 2020; doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvaa184.

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