In July, the U.S. government announced its plan to alter reimbursement for heart disease treatments — specifically to bundle Medicare payments related to myocardial infarction care and to bypass surgery. The response from cardiologists...
Interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, nurses and other cath lab professionals are in for a treat this weekend during SCAI's Transradial Interventional Program — Vascular Access Safety Course (TRIP-VASC). Participants of this one-day program will discuss...
Amid Sparse Data on Infection After ASD Closure, Experts Urge Focus on Dental Health (TCTMD) Bivalirudin? Heparin? Physicians Are Divided Over Antithrombotic Choices for PCI in STEMI, Survey Shows (TCTMD)
PCSK9 might play an important role in neural tube development, a new study in rats suggests. PCSK9 levels were significantly reduced in rat embryos with neural tube defects (NTDs) in the study, published in Scientific Reports. The main focus of the paper was to identify...
A robotic-assisted platform is safe and feasible for peripheral vascular intervention in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). In a prospective single-arm trial, SCAI Secretary Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FSCAI, from the University of...
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released for public comment proposed amendments to DPH's Hospital Licensure Regulations (105 CMR 130.00). The proposed amendments are designed to enable the regulations to...
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