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VIDEO: Nathaniel Reichek, MD, shares insights on impact of PROMISE trial data

VIDEO: Nathaniel Reichek, MD, shares insights on impact of PROMISE trial data
May 3, 2015

SAN DIEGO — Nathaniel Reichek, MD, director of cardiac imaging services at St. Francis Hospital, Roslin, NY and professor of medicine and biomedical engineering at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, offers his perspective on data from the PROMISE trial revealed in two late-breaking presentations at the annual ACC Scientific Sessions.

Although the hard outcomes of death and MI did not vary between patients randomized to coronary CT angiography or stress-testing modalities including EKG, echocardiography and nuclear stress testing, the Cardiology Today editorial board member highlights other “notable” differences between the outcomes of the procedures.

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Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

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VIDEO: ‘Much to learn’ about hospital readmission rates among patients with heart failure

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SAN DIEGO — Ileana L. Piña, MD, professor of medicine, epidemiology and population health at the Albert…
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Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

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