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VIDEO: BVS appropriate for normal-sized vessels

April 28, 2016

CHICAGO — In this video, Gregg Stone, MD, cardiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, discusses a bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS; Absorb, Abbott Vascular), which he said has the potential to improve long-term outcomes and change practice.

In the Journals

Physicians who do not certify more likely to receive disciplinary actions

April 28, 2016
An analysis of data sets found that 95% of internal medicine residents achieve certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine, according to findings…

Abbott to acquire St. Jude Medical

April 28, 2016
Abbott announced that it will acquire St. Jude Medical in an effort to enhance its global scale and diversify its portfolio.With the acquisition, Abbott will become a…
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Home monitoring program benefits children after Norwood palliation

April 28, 2016
CHICAGO — Use of an interdisciplinary single-ventricle task force team employing home monitoring in the care of children with congenital heart disease after…
In the Journals

Scientific statement addresses knowledge gaps in CV care of older adults

April 28, 2016
In a recent scientific statement, the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the American Geriatrics Society called for a multitude of large…
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