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CASTCenter for Applied Special Technology
CASTCenter for Aging Services Technologies
CASTCenter for Advanced Spatial Technologies (University of Arkansas)
CASTCollege of Applied Science and Technology (various universities)
CASTCouncil for Agricultural Science and Technology
CASTChina Association for Science and Technology
CASTCommercial Aviation Safety Team
CASTCenter for Advanced Science and Technology (various locations)
CASTCommittee of Advisors on Science and Technology
CASTComputer-Aided Software Testing
CASTComputer Aided Software Testing
CASTCompaq Acceleration Server Technology
CASTConsortium for Advanced Scientific and Technical
CASTCardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (NIH)
CASTCoalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
CASTCarolina Actors Studio Theatre (Charlotte, NC)
CASTChildren of Alcoholics Screening Test
CASTCatch A Special Thrill
CASTCaribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism
CASTChinese Acute Stroke Trial (medical trial)
CASTCommittee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (Society of Neurological Surgeons)
CASTCommand and Staff Trainer (British Army; UK)
CASTCollege of Arts Science and Technology
CASTCombined Arms Staff Trainer
CASTContemporary Art Services Tasmania (Australia)
CASTCenter for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies
CASTCombat Airman Skills Training (US DoD)
CASTChange Average Speed to (road rally instruction)
CASTChina Aerospace Science and Technology Corp.
CASTCaribbean Action for Sustainable Tourism
CASTConvoy Active Safety Technologies
CASTCarlisle Adams/Stafford Tavares (encryption ciphers)
CASTCasting and Solidification Technology
CASTCombat Armament Support Team
CASTCentre d'Actualisation Scientifique et Technique
CASTCluster Affinity Search Technique (algorithm)
CASTColor Allergy Screening Test
CASTCouples Association of Sports Tournaments
CASTCentro de Asistencia y Servicios Tecnológicos (Juarez, Mexico)
CASTCapital Area Swim Team (Michigan)
CASTComputer-Aided Self Teach (online training application)
CASTComputer-Aided Submode Training (US Navy)
CASTCenter for Applied Space Technology (Kennedy Space Center, FL)
CASTCooperating Agents for Specific Tasks
CASTCarrier Availability Support Team
CASTCooperative Agents for Specific Tasks
CASTCosine All Sine Tangent (trigonometry)
CASTCenter for Astrostatistics
CASTCluster of Affected Sibling Test
CASTCapital Area Software Testers (Washington, DC)
CASTComprehensive Airport Simulation Technology (airport and plane development software)
CASTChinese Academy of Space and Technology
CASTCenter for Advanced Studies in Telecommunications (Ohio State University)
CASTCallahan Area Show Theatre (Callahan, Florida)
CASTChina Aerospace Science and Technology Group
CASTCommand Aircraft Systems Training
CASTCombined Avionics Systems Trainer (US DoD)
CASTClose Air Support Tool
CASTCross-Aft Shroud Tool
CASTCreative Alliance Scriptwriting Talent project
CASTCustomer Assistance Service Team (Indiana Lumbermens Mutual 2000)
CASTCivil Affairs Support Team
CASTCombat Avionics Support Team (USAF)
CASTCoordinated ASW Services & Training
CASTCell Array Stress Test (computer memory)
CASTCore Administrative Standards Team
CASTCoomes Aquatic Swim Team (Abingdon, VA)
CASTCertification and Accreditation Support Tool (US DoD)
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The proarrhythmic risk of flecainide has been investigated in the clinical Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) in the mid-90s.
For example, the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) showed that treatment of premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) with class IC antiarrhythmic drugs may increase cardiovascular mortality in patients with myocardial infarction (MI) [9].
Rogers et al., "Mortality following ventricular arrhythmia suppression by encainide, flecainide, and moricizine after myocardial infarction: the original design concept of the cardiac arrhythmia suppression trial (CAST)," Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) SAECG Substudy Investigators.
The CAST (Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial) trial showed that three antiarrhythmics decreased the arrhythmias but also caused earlier death in the people taking them, so we don't do that routinely after an MI anymore.
Recently, the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial showed that the Class Ic drugs flecainide and encainide increased mortality by two and a half times compared with placebo in patients who were enrolled 6 days to 2 years after myocardial infarction and had six or more ventricular ectopics per hour, with no sustained ventricular tachycardia[6, 7].
The company cites continued uncertainty regarding the implications of the cardiac arrhythmia suppression trial (CAST) conducted by the National Institutes of Health, in addition to the availability of a growing number of alternative therapies.
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