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Episode #26: Dissecting the controversy around JUPITER with Dr Paul RidkerAug 20, 2010 14:30 EDT
Hailed as a landmark trial by many, JUPITER has spawned a vociferous cadre of detractors whose assertions have stirred debate and some controversy throughout the cardiovascular community. Dr Paul Ridker joins the show to review key areas of criticism pertaining to the design and execution of the trial, putatively skewed results from halting the trial early, data inconsistency, and the involvement of industry in JUPITER.
What are your thoughts on the JUPITER trial? Do you find the criticism of JUPITER constructive or virulent?