Posts Tagged ‘Interventional Cardiology’

March 28th, 2012

A Great Take-Away Message

A Fellow leaves ACC with a lifelong lesson from Dr. Antonio Colombo: Never accept a bad outcome as a stroke of bad luck, and the outliers (i.e. bad outcomes) are the cases where we can learn the most.

March 25th, 2011

A Meeting That Could Change How You Practice

There is a lot on offer this year at ACC in New Orleans. Whether you are going to live the high life and dine at the Commanders Palace, or crank out the karaoke tunes at Cat’s Meow on Bourbon Street, most fellows lucky enough to attend ACC this year will come away with a vision […]

August 9th, 2010

The GP IIb/IIIa Inhibitor Wars: Not Ready To Surrender


Although two recent studies (EVA-MI and SCAAR) report that eptifibatide is as effective as abciximab with respect to myocardial reperfusion and clinical events in patients undergoing primary PCI, the thoughtful and balanced editorial accompanying them points out that the studies “ought not be considered convincing or as level 1 evidence” that the GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors […]