Posts Tagged ‘CABG vs. PCI’

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March 16th, 2015

Better Than BEST? An Observational Comparison of PCI and CABG for Multivessel Coronary Disease

Sripal Bangalore discusses his observational study comparing CABG with everolimus-eluting stent PCI in patients with multivessel coronary disease, alongside findings from the BEST randomized trial.


February 10th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 10th

This week’s topics include two reports of cobalt-induced heart failure, a comparison of CABG and PCI, and more.


October 21st, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: October 21st

This week’s topics include cholecalciferol to reduce BP in older patients with isolated systolic hypertension, the FREEDOM trial, and more.


May 28th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: May 28th

This week’s topics include the mechanisms of acute coronary syndromes, the gap in life expectancy from preventable physical illness (including CVD) in psychiatric patients, and a comparison study of CABG vs. PCI.


December 13th, 2012

Diabetics with Multivessel Disease: FREEDOM with CABG?

Dr. Valentin Fuster answers questions about the FREEDOM trial, which shows that diabetics with multivessel disease had lower rates of death and MI with CABG than with PCI.


April 23rd, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: Week of April 23rd

This week, Richard discusses JAMA’s coverage of patient-centered care and all things CABG in NEJM.