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VIDEO: Expert discusses algorithmic approach to SFA intervention

February 8, 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this video, Gary M. Ansel, MD, interventional cardiologist at OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians, presents a look at the interventions that are currently available for treatment of patients with superficial femoral artery disease and an algorithm that can help physicians determine which patient should receive which treatment.

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Optimal treatment for peripheral in-stent restenosis depends on lesion size

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The optimal treatment for in-stent restenosis in the peripheral arteries depends on lesion size. For short lesions, drug-coated balloons and…
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Ten tips for reducing radiation exposure during interventional procedures

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — At the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy, Lindsay Machan, MD, provided 10 tips for protecting yourself in a career with…
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Higher exercise capacity may reduce mortality risk after first MI

February 8, 2016
Higher levels of fitness may not only reduce risk for MI, but also improve chances of survival after a first attack, researchers reported in Mayo Clinic
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Occupational hazards for interventional cardiologists include radiation exposure, musculoskeletal injury

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Over time, radiation exposure, even at lower doses than recommended thresholds, has adverse consequences for physicians who perform…
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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: Bleeding risks, lack of data present challenges in managing AF, ACS

January 31, 2016
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VIDEO: ‘Real answers’ on mitral valve repair vs. replacement still unclear

February 7, 2016
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