ACC 2019: AUGUSTUS - Prof Renato D. Lopes

Prof Renato D. Lopes (Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, US) discusses AUGUSTUS - an open-label, 2x2 factorial, RCT to evaluate the safety of apixaban versus VKA and aspirin versus placebo in patients with AF and ACS and/or PCI

Filmed on site at ACC 2019 by Radcliffe Cardiology

 

Questions:

1. What is the AUGUSTUS trial and why was it needed?

2. Would you describe the study, design, patient population, and endpoints?

3. What were your findings?

4. How does this data compare to that from REDUAL PCI and PIONEER AF?

 

Videography: Josh Birch

Interviewer: Liam O'Neill