Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 30th

30 Mar 2015 - 

This week’s topics include two papers comparing everolimus-eluting stents and CABG and a study of short-term exposure to air pollution and stroke.

Fighting the Contradiction: A Hospital Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Smokers

27 Mar 2015 - 

Jean-Pierre Usdin is frustrated with his “Tobacco-Free” hospital’s accommodations for smokers that encourage them to keep smoking instead of supporting them to quit.

Putting PROMISE in Greater Context

23 Mar 2015 - 

The PROMISE trial, which was presented and discussed in a Journal Club forum at ACC.15, prompted some interesting discussion when CardioExchange covered it as a news story on March 14. Dr. Daniel B. Mark, one of the PROMISE investigators, now sheds further light on the trial in response to questions from CardioExchange news writer Larry…

23 Mar Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP wrote a post
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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 23rd

This week’s topics include antiplatelet therapy duration following bare metal or drug-eluting coronary stents, thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke, and more.

18 Mar Saurav Chatterjee, MD wrote a post
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Networking Opportunities and Cardiology Bootcamp at ACC.15

Saurav Chatterjee reports from the 2015 ACC conference with even more exciting opportunities for fellows in training and other health care professionals.

16 Mar Saurav Chatterjee, MD wrote a post
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Learning Opportunities for Fellows-in-Training at ACC 2015

Saurav Chatterjee reports on exciting opportunities for fellows in training available at the 2015 ACC conference.

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Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 16th

This week’s topics include endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke with perfusion-imaging selection, innovation and implementation in CV medicine, statin intolerance, and more.

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Better Than BEST? An Observational Comparison of PCI and CABG for Multivessel Coronary Disease

Sripal Bangalore discusses his observational study comparing CABG with everolimus-eluting stent PCI in patients with multivessel coronary disease, alongside findings from the BEST randomized trial.

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ACC.15 Headquarters

As ACC.15 unfolds, check our Headquarters page for all of our latest coverage!

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Assessing the Diagnostic PROMISE of CT Angiography

Pamela S. Douglas discusses the PROMISE randomized comparison of CT angiography with functional exercise testing in more than 10,000 patients with chest pain.