Over 1200 patients with stable coronary artery disease and at least one angiographically-significant stenosis were randomized to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) plus medical therapy or medical therapy alone for lesions with fractional flow reserve (FFR) <0.8. FFR-guided PCI was associated with a significantly reduced composite outcome (d
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Coronary Disease - Other
May 4, 2018
A detailed well-referenced update on cardiovascular biomarkers, included in a compendium issue of the periodical.
In Global News: Nuts for Heart Health, Immunotherapy Prior to NSCLC Surgery, and Treatment for Children With CHD
April 20, 2018
Patient Care The Chinese Red Cross has announced that 25 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will receive free medical treatment in China.
March 27, 2018
A brief readable editorial on a retrospective analysis of the costs of coronary artery bypass grafting in Virginia, USA, which suggests the value of enhanced recovery in coronopathy.
March 20, 2018
This video demonstrates a left anterior descending coronary artery aneurysm excision and the removal of a previously placed stent in a 64-year-old patient.
March 5, 2018
A few months after its publication, the ORBITA trial results do not seem to have filtered adequately to cardiac multidisciplinary teams worldwide.
In Global News: FDA Clarithromycin Warning, Health Disparities for Kids With CHD, and the "State of Lung Cancer" Report
March 2, 2018
March 1, 2018
Miles Behan of the Edinburgh Heart Centre in Scotland, UK, discusses the value of fractional flow reserve prior to cardiac surgery.
March 1, 2018
A 16-year retrospective analysis of cardiac transplantation outcomes, recommending cold ischemic times of less than two hours for older donors.
In Global News: 3D Printing Tracheas, Free Heart Surgery for Children, and a Test for Barrett’s Esophagus
January 19, 2018
Patient Care China and Cambodia will work together on a program to provide free heart surgery to 100 Cambodian children with congenital heart disease.