Posts Tagged ‘New York State’

May 14th, 2012

Revascularization in New York State: High Questionable Rates for PCI but Not CABG

A large study looking at real-world use of elective coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) and stenting (PCI) in New  York State finds that nearly two thirds of PCI procedures have inappropriate or uncertain indications. By contrast, 90% of CABG procedures were deemed appropriate and 1.1% inappropriate. In a paper published in the Journal of the American College […]