Sanjiv Shah, MD

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April 11th, 2013

Treatment of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Why Have All the Clinical Trials Failed, and What Can We Do About It?

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Laying out a road map for better trials and ultimately better outcomes for this confounding condition


November 7th, 2012

Better Evidence, More Comparators Needed in Device Research

Rita Redberg expands on her research letter in the current JAMA critiquing the lack of good comparative effectiveness data for new, high-risk medical devices.


November 30th, 2011

Thrombolysis Instead of Primary PCI

The latest analysis of 2009 CMS data for 13,776 STEMI patients of door-in to door-out (DIDO) time by Herrin and colleagues does not bring encouraging news. After many years of hard work to reduce DIDO time for patients who present at facilities without primary PCI capability, only a small fraction of patients (<10%) are transferred […]