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Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) accredits academic medical center renowned as the birthplace of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Washington,
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.
New evidence shows that with appropriate preparation, angioplasty can be safely and effectively performed at community hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery units.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Six cardiovascular societies from around the world today published a statement on live case demonstrations at cardiovascular meetings.
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).
The results of 10 clinical trials around the world suggest heart bypass surgery is better for some patients than angioplasty, a U.S.
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.
Comparison of data from two states â€” with and without public reporting of angioplasty data â€” shows major differences in patient selection.
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