DISCLOSURES: Dr Bohula has received personal fees from Servier, Merck, NIH, Lexicon, Medscape, Academic CME, MD Conference Express, Paradigm, and Novartis, and grants from Amgen, Astra Zeneca, and Merck.
1CAMELLIA-TIMI 61: Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Lorcaserin in Overweight and Obese Patients-Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 61 Trial.
2CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 will be discussed during:
* Press Conference - Hot Line - Late Breaking Clinical Trials 1 on Sunday 26 August at 08:00 CEST.
* Hot Line Session 1 on Sunday 26 August at 14:30 to 15:45 CEST in the Munich Auditorium.
* Meet the Trialist - CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 on Sunday 26 August at 16:20 to 16:40 CEST on the ESC TV Stage in ESC Plaza.
3 Established cardiovascular disease was defined as history of documented myocardial infarction or ischaemic stroke, history of peripheral artery disease, history of revascularisation (coronary, carotid, or peripheral artery), or significant unrevascularised coronary arterial stenosis.
4Cardiovascular risk factors were defined as hypertension, dyslipidaemia, creatinine clearance greater than 30-60 mL/min using the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation, elevated high sensitivity C-reactive protein, or urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR) 30 μg/mg or greater.
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