The trial’s new health status analysis gives even more reason to consider CABG the preferred revascularization strategy for patients with anatomically complex three-vessel or left main disease.
Cleveland Clinic’s Cardiovascular CME Events for 2017
Cleveland Clinic’s offering cardiovascular-oriented live CME for just about every subspecialty interest in the coming year. And not just in Cleveland.
Going to ACC.17? This Symposium Puts Leading-Edge Practice into Context
This free Thursday dinner symposium at ACC.17 can help attendees make the most of the many advancements discussed at the larger meeting. The course directors explain why you shouldn’t miss it.
Distinctive Dozen: 12 Developments from 2016 Likely to Reshape Cardiovascular Practice
From heart benefits of diabetes drugs to leadless pacing to expanding populations for TAVR, 2016 was a dynamic year in cardiovascular care. Cleveland Clinic experts reflect on a dozen key developments.
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Radiation Heart Disease: A Few Learnings on a Diverse, Daunting Entity
When cancer radiation therapy does collateral damage to the heart, patients pose latent clinical challenges that demand a true center of excellence.
Choosing Graft Types for CABG: One Expert’s Rules of Thumb
No one said choosing the best conduit for bypass surgery was easy. But this primer from a Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon sorts through the options to arrive at a few helpful guiding principles.
Researchers Discover Gut-Heart Connection in Coronary Artery Disease
Cleveland Clinic researchers led by Bo Shen, MD, have discovered a connection between the intestines and the heart that could lead to new protocols in the treatment of coronary artery disease.
New Guidelines: Heart Screening Tests Unnecessary for Low-Risk Patients
The American College of Physicians recently issued guidelines advising against routine coronary artery disease screening for most adults who are at low risk for heart problems.
No Advantage to Screening Asymptomatic Patients with CTA
Study finds using CTA to identify CAD and stenting moderate-to-severe lesions fails to improve outcomes in asymptomatic diabetic patients
Celiac Disease May Double the Risk of Coronary Artery Disease
Low-grade inflammation in celiac disease doubles the risk of coronary artery disease in patients of any age.