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CABG: a Superior Revascularization Modality to PCI in Patients with poor LVF, Multivessel disease and Diabetes, Similar Risk of Stroke between 31 days and 5 years, post intervention Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN   Lancet Study, 2/2018 Interpretation CABG had a mortality benefit over PCI in patients with multivessel disease, particularly those with diabetes and higher […]

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PCI, CABG, CHF, AMI – Two Payment Methods: Bundled payments (hospitalization costs, up to 90 days of post-acute care, nursing home care, complications, and rehospitalizations) vs Diagnosis-related groupings cover only what happens in the hospital. Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN   UPDATED on 8/17/2018 Certain risk factors make survivors of an acute MI more likely […]

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Left Main Coronary Artery Disease (LMCAD): Stents vs CABG – The less-invasive option is Equally Safe and Effective Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN Original Article in NEJM http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1610227 Based on Stents, Bypass Surgery Equally Safe and Effective for Many with Left Main Heart Disease – Stents offer less-invasive option for many patients with left main […]

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(MedPage Today) — Endpoints at 2 years no better for combination procedure than at 1 year Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.medpagetoday.com See on Scoop.it – Cardiovascular and vascular imaging

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Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Outcomes of Surgical Treatment during CABG vs CABG without Mitral Valve Repair Curator: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN   Original Article Michler RE et al. Two-year outcomes of surgical treatment of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation. N Engl J Med2016 Apr 3; [e-pub]. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1602003) – See more at: http://www.jwatch.org/na40963/2016/04/03/repairing-moderate-mitral-regurgitation-during-cabg-update#sthash.3wfUSvPm.dpuf   April 3, 2016 Repairing Moderate Mitral Regurgitation […]

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Patients with Heart Failure & Left Ventricular Dysfunction: Life Expectancy Increased by coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery: Poor Outcomes on Medical Therapy alone Curator: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN CABG improves survival for individuals with coronary artery disease and compromised left ventricular function,” said NHLBI Director Gary H. Gibbons, MD Monday, April 4, 2016 Original […]

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One year Post-Intervention Mortality Rate: TAVR and AVR – Aortic Valve Procedures 6.7% in AVR, 11.0% in AVR with CABG, 20.7 in Transvascular (TV-TAVT) and 28.0% in Transapical (TA-TAVR) Patients Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN   UPDATED on 4/8/2017 Routine Imaging After TAVR Suggested to Catch Thrombosis – German data supports ‘significant’ prevalence warranting routine […]

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See on Scoop.it – Cardiovascular and vascular imaging Clinical benefits were not evident at 30 days, but rIPC was associated with significantly lower rates of MI and all-cause mortality at 1 year. The rIPC group’s hazard ratio for 1-year all-cause mortality, compared with the … See on http://www.cardioexchange.org

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Call for the abandonment of the Off-pump CABG surgery (OPCAB) in the On-pump / Off-pump Debate, +100 Research Studies Curator: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN The curator shadowed Dr. J. Walker @MGH performing On-pump CABG in 1/2005 and On-pump CABG performed @Texas Heart Institute in 2/2005, and attended demos of ECMO at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Department […]

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Cardiovascular Complications: Death from Reoperative Sternotomy after prior CABG, MVR, AVR, or Radiation; Complications of PCI; Sepsis from Cardiovascular Interventions Author, Introduction and Summary: Justin D Pearlman, MD, PhD, FACC and Article Curator: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN The Curator recommends the e-Reader to read the following book on Surgical Complications: Complications “Essential Reading For Anyone […]

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