News tagged with coronary intervention

Anti-clotting drugs yield similar results

The first trial to study patients with acute coronary syndrome who do not undergo coronary stenting or bypass surgery found no significant difference between two anti-clotting drugs – prasugrel and clopidogrel – in preventing ...

Aug 26, 2012
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Results of the ADVISE trial reported at TCT 2011

Researchers conducting the ADVISE clinical trial have concluded that a new measure of stenosis severity, instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR), yielded similar results to traditional fractional flow reserve (FFR) without the ...

Nov 11, 2011
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Lessons from major heart trial need implementation

A NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center review of almost 500,000 cardiac cases nationally shows that the clinically indicated medical therapy reported in a widely publicized study was lost in translation ...

May 10, 2011
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