Explore the latest in PCI, including evolving indications, technologies, and use of antiplatelet agents to maximize efficacy and safety.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates whether periprocedural loading doses of atorvastatin are associated with decreased 30-day major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This cohort study examines the incidence, trends, and hospital variation in same-day discharge and its association with readmissions for bleeding, acute kidney injury, acute myocardial infarction, or mortality in the United States.
This meta-analysis compares the efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stents optimized for biocompatibility vs bare-metal stents with a single month of dual antiplatelet therapy.
This study examines 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 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 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 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 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.
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