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New Revascularization Guidelines Plug Radial Access, Staged PCI, and Shorter DAPT

Thursday, December 16, 2021

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Michael O'Riordan

Despite participation in the three-year writing process, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) have ultimately decided not to endorse the recently released ACC/AHA/SCAI Coronary Revascularization Guidelines. “The Society applauds the efforts to develop recommendations in this area, but disagrees with the interpretation of the scientific evidence,” STS First Vice President John Calhoon, MD told TCTMD in an emailed statement.

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