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PCI comparable to CABG in left main CAD treatment

PCI comparable to CABG in left main CAD treatment
September 22, 2017

Although CABG has been the standard therapy for patients with left main coronary artery stenosis, new data suggest that PCI with drug-eluting stents may be a valid alternative treatment.

Daniele Giacoppo, MD, from the German Heart Center Munich and the Technical University of Munich, and colleagues performed a meta-analysis recently published in JAMA Cardiology comparing long-term safety of PCI with DES vs. CABG in patients with left main coronary artery stenosis.

Gurman says, ‘Our voice is their voice’ in explaining the importance of physician advocacy

September 22, 2017
At a time when the state of health care is in flux, it is critical that physicians engage in the national debate by telling their stories and those of their patients to…
Meeting News

DETOUR I: Percutaneous bypass procedure successful in long peripheral lesions

September 22, 2017
A novel percutaneous bypass system using the femoral vein as a pathway conferred a high rate of patency with no effect on venous health in patients with very long…
In the Journals

ACC, AHA update guidelines for treating MI

September 21, 2017
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have released updated clinical performance and quality measures to benchmark and improve quality of…
FDA News

FDA finalizes guidelines on interoperable devices

September 21, 2017
The FDA recently issued final guidelines outlining its nonbinding recommendations for safe and secure interactions among medical devices and other information systems…
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The Take Home

Take Home: ISET

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2017
Cardiology Today’s Intervention was onsite in Hollywood, Florida, from Feb. 4-8, 2017, in attendance at the 29th…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses CLI, carotid stenting forums from ISET 2017

March 3, 2017
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Resource Centers

Right-side heart pump receives FDA premarket approval

September 21, 2017
The FDA announced the premarket approval of a right-side heart pump designed to treat patients with acute HF or…
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