February 4th, 2015
Clinical Significance of Non-IRA Disease in STEMI Patients
Beat J. Meyer, M.D.
Beat Meyer wonders whether and how an observed association between the presence of non-IRA lesions and increased mortality in STEMI patients will affect treatment decisions.
September 22nd, 2014
ACC Withdraws ‘Choosing Wisely’ Recommendation Against Revascularization of Nonculprit Lesions
Larry Husten, PHD
The American College of Cardiology said today that it was withdrawing one of its five recommendations in the “Choosing Wisely” campaign. In 2012 the ACC recommended that heart attack patients should have only their culprit artery unblocked. It said that patients and caregivers should question whether complete revascularization of all nonculprit lesions in heart attack […]