August 18th, 2013
Chohreh Partovian discusses her research group’s study of how hospitals varied in their responses to safety concerns about nesiritide from 2005 to 2010.
July 25th, 2012
Gregg W Stone, MD, John A. Bittl, M.D., David Kandzari, MD, Richard A. Lange, MD, MBA and L. David Hillis, MD
In a recent article in Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers performed an analysis of current use of drug-eluting stents (DES) in patients at various levels of risk for target-vessel revascularization (TVR), and estimated the cost and clinical outcomes of using BMS rather than DES in patients at low risk (see News). To gauge reaction to […]
April 24th, 2012
In a new meta-analysis Dr. Gregg Stone and members of the Drug-Eluting Stent in Primary Angioplasty (DESERT) Cooperation concluded that reduction in target-vessel revascularization (TVR) associated with drug-eluting stents (DES) in primary PCI provided a powerful reason for continued use of DES in primary PCI. An accompanying editorial by James Brophy focused on several potential DES weaknesses in the study. […]