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This study determines whether participants in Bundled Payments for Care Improvement cardiovascular bundles are representative of US acute care hospitals and identifies factors associated with participation.
This JAMA Clinical Update reviews the evolution of procedures for treating coronary artery stenosis since 1977 and the role of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the management of acute coronary syndromes (NSTEMI and STEMI), stable and unstable angina, and stable multivessel disease.
This survey assesses how public reporting of percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes influences clinical decision making among interventional cardiologists in Massachusetts and New York.
This special communication examines the challenges, opportunities, and alternatives surrounding public reporting programs for percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes in the United States.
This Viewpoint discusses the frequency of plaque dislodgement and embolization in 2 contrasting approaches to left-sided cardiac catherization.
This observational study examines sex differences in outcomes in patients after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
This randomized trial compares the effects of a periprocedural loading dose of atorvastatin vs placebo on major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) at 30 days in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and planned percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
This cross-sectional study examines the accuracy of physician visual assessment vs quantitative coronary angiography in the interpretation of coronary stenosis severity among adults undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in China.
This study examines whether growth in Medicare expenditures is associated with mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries with acute myocardial infarction.
This study determines whether some coronary vessel characteristics are related to worse outcomes in patients with percutaneous coronary interventions with incomplete revascularization.
This veteran cohort study compares the access, cost, and quality of elective coronary revascularization procedures between Veterans Affairs and Community Care Program hospitals and evaluates if procedural volume or publicly reported quality data can be used to predict high-value care.
This pooled analysis study examines 1-year outcomes in women and minorities vs white men following percutaneous coronary intervention with everolimus-eluting stents.
This Viewpoint urges public reporting of percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes to clinicians and health care institutions or publicly report disease states, so physicians would not avoid treating the most seriously ill patients.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for determining an optimal balance between femoral and radial artery access in primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
This Viewpoint discusses a proposal to incentivize adopting transradial rather than transfemoral access for primary percutaneous coronary intervention to improve processes of care in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
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