Nassir Azimi MD FACC FSCAI

We are finally in a position to tackle a challenging clinical problem with improved results and relative safety. | Read More

The passing of the Affordable Care Act and its sloppy implementation has made it an easy political target | Read More

By Nassir Azimi, MD, FACC, FSCAIIf we applied traffic rules as we have applied the cholesterol guidelines in the past, a police officer pulling over someone for not wearing seat belts would only be able to ticket them if they had a previous accident. In clinical practice, if somebody had risk factors but had not yet manifest CAD or CAD risk equivalent an LDL of 130 was acceptable. However, the day he or she had a heart attack or stroke, goal LDL would fall to 70. Thus, we only became aggressive after the fact. | Read More