Cardiology

Incomplete revascularization in PCI linked to higher mortality

(HealthDay)—The risk of mortality is increased for certain patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with incomplete revascularization (IR), according to a study published online Dec. 27 in JAMA Cardiology.

Cardiology

CABG may be best method to revascularize in diabetes

(HealthDay)—In patients with diabetes and multivessel coronary artery disease (MV-CAD), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) may be the preferred method of revascularization, with lower rates of major adverse cardiac ...

Cardiology

About one in six readmitted post-revascularization for PAD

(HealthDay)—For patients with peripheral arterial disease who are discharged following peripheral arterial revascularization, 17.6 percent have 30-day nonelective readmission, according to a study published online Dec. ...

Cardiology

Type 2 myocardial infarction definition impacts prognosis

(HealthDay)—Definition of type 2 myocardial infarction (T2MI) using a method that does not require the presence of coronary artery disease is associated with a lower event-related mortality rate, according to a study published ...

Cardiology

Left ventricular mass index predicts all-cause mortality

(HealthDay)—Left ventricular (LV) mass index independently predicts all-cause mortality and the need for revascularization in patients undergoing invasive coronary angiography, according to a study published online July ...

Cardiology

No lasting benefit for follow-up coronary angiography after PCI

(HealthDay)—For patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), routine follow-up coronary angiography (FUCAG) has no long-term clinical benefit, according to a study published online Jan. 1 in JACC: ...

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