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VIDEO: New prevention research buoys field in fight against CHD

February 14, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sameer Bansilal, MD, MS, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses the tasks looming ahead for cardiologists in the arena of CHD in context of top research presented at the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

In the Journals

DEB safe, effective for treatment of side branches in bifurcation lesions

February 12, 2016
Use of a new drug-eluting balloon in the side branch after deployment of a drug-eluting stent yielded a low rate of late lumen loss and restenosis at the side branch…

CMS extends 2015 EHR meaningful use attestation deadline

February 12, 2016
CMS has extended the deadline to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for 2015, according to an email from the agency.Providers in the Medicare &…
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Echocardiography may be underutilized during critical CV hospitalizations

February 12, 2016
Despite an increase of use in recent years, echocardiography may still be underutilized during critical CV hospitalizations, according to data published in the Journal

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

February 12, 2016
The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national…
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Acute Ischemic Stroke: Overcoming Barriers by Improving Systems of Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

According to the American Heart Association, strokes are experienced by approximately 795,000 Americans each year and…
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VIDEO: Advances in endovascular therapies featured at ISET

February 10, 2016
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VIDEO: ‘Real answers’ on mitral valve repair vs. replacement still unclear

February 7, 2016
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