The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Spotlight on practice-changing advances in cardiology.

The Big Picture

Complex CAD: Ambiguity in Definition Can Influence Treatment Decisions

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
Robert F. Riley, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
CVD remains the leading cause of death in the United States, with CAD being the most common cause of death attributable to CVD. Rates of CAD have…
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Peripheral, Structural Developments Poised to Change Practice

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2019
Lawrence Garcia, MD
In recent months, there have been many impressive CV advancements as several trials have shed light on issues affecting our patients that are…
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5 Things All Vascular Specialists Should Be Concerned About in US Health Care

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
Christopher J. White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FACP
Vascular interventionalists face pressure from many fronts in today’s U.S. health care environment. The challenges are physical, financial…
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The Evolution of TAVR From a High-Risk Procedure to Standard of Care

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
Michael J. Mack, MD, FACC
The evidence base for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States is now extensive. Randomized controlled trials have been conducted…
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Tips to Build a Cardiogenic Shock Team

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2018
William W. O'Neill, MD, FACC, MSCAI; Mir Basir, DO; Ruth Fisher, MBA, CMPE
In the United States in 2018, we are blessed to have a massive, well-organized infrastructure to allow rapid, safe access to PCI therapy for STEMI…
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#SoMe for the Busy Physician

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2018
Sheila Sahni, MD; M. Chadi Alraies, MD
Seven in 10 Americans are using social media today to connect with one another. From 2005 to 2016, the number of Americans using social media…
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Despite Challenges, Coronary Revascularization Benefits the Elderly

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2017
Cindy Grines, MD; Raghav Sharma, MD
The current rate at which the U.S. population is aging is remarkable. Increasing life span and the baby boomer generation will double the number of…