NIH grants $84M to NYU Langone for ischemia comparative effectiveness study
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In one of the largest comparative effectiveness research grants ever awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the agency has bestowed $84 million to NYU Langone Medical Center to evaluate whether a routine early invasive strategy (INV) with cardiac catheterization followed by revascularization plus optimal medical therapy (OMT) and lifestyle changes is superior to a conservative strategy of OMT, reserving invasive procedures for failure of the strategy in patients with moderate to severe ischemia.
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