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2014-05-20 23:15:46

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) accredits academic medical center renowned as the birthplace of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Washington,

2012-11-14 11:17:34

Recent studies questioning the role of specialist heart attack centers produced misleading results because doctors tend to send the sickest patients to have the best care.

2012-03-26 21:54:11

New evidence shows that with appropriate preparation, angioplasty can be safely and effectively performed at community hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery units.

2010-09-21 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Six cardiovascular societies from around the world today published a statement on live case demonstrations at cardiovascular meetings.

2009-07-30 10:16:00

New state reports also recognize performance of North Shore-LIJ surgeons Alan Hartman and Robert Palazzo, cardiologist Lawrence Ong NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIJ Medical Center ranks as the best hospital in New York for heart bypass surgery, according to the latest three-year report (encompassing data from 2004-06) released by the New York State Department of Health (DOH).

2009-03-20 16:49:37

The results of 10 clinical trials around the world suggest heart bypass surgery is better for some patients than angioplasty, a U.S.

2008-08-14 09:00:07

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press People with chronic chest pain who are not in big danger of a heart attack now may have even less reason to rush into an artery- opening angioplasty: There's more evidence drugs should be tried first and often are just as effective.

2005-06-06 02:10:00

Comparison of data from two states — with and without public reporting of angioplasty data — shows major differences in patient selection.

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  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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