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Noninvasive test chosen in most cases of suspected CAD

July 29, 2015

Three out of four patients with new symptoms suggestive of CAD underwent noninvasive testing during their first examination, according to results of a real-world, retrospective, single-center study.

Of those referred for a noninvasive test, approximately one-fifth had significant CAD, compared with one-third of those who had been referred for an invasive test, researchers found.

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Physicians-in-training likely to order brand-name statins when supervisors prefer them

July 29, 2015
Supervising physicians’ prescribing of brand-name statins appears to have a significant influence on first-year residents’ prescription habits, according to…
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Health care spending expected to increase over decade, but at historically low rate

July 29, 2015
Due to expanded health insurance coverage from the ACA, as well as the aging population and economic growth, health care spending is projected to increase at a rate of…
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COMPARE: EES superior to PES at 5 years

July 29, 2015
Long-term data from the COMPARE trial demonstrate superiority of everolimus-eluting stents compared with paclitaxel-eluting stents in an all-comers population that…
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Lymphoma survivors face increased risk for cardiac problems after HSCT

July 29, 2015
Left ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart failure occurred more frequently than previously reported in adult survivors of lymphoma who underwent autologous…
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CME
Oral Antiplatelet Therapy in a Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Case Study: Oral Antiplatelet Therapy in a Patient with ACS and PCI

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

It is estimated that in the United States, over 780,000 persons annually will experience an acute coronary syndrome…
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VIDEO: Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, discusses benefits of VADs for children with advanced HF

VIDEO: Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, discusses benefits of VADs for children with advanced HF

July 17, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — In this video, Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, FAAP, FAAC, medical director of HF/transplantation at…
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CME
Cardiology Case Consults

The Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with acute coronary syndrome.
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