Posts Tagged ‘obstructive coronary artery disease’

November 4th, 2014

Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease Linked to Elevated Risk

A large number of people who undergo elective coronary angiography are found to have nonobstructive coronary artery disease, and these patients have significantly increased risk for myocardial infarction and death, according to a retrospective study published in JAMA. Thomas Maddox and colleagues analyzed data from nearly 38,000 elective angiography patients in the VA health system. More than […]

July 15th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: July 15th

This week’s topics include the prevalence and extent of obstructive CAD in patients undergoing elective coronary catheterization in NY state and Ontario, medical management after coronary stent implantation, and the Look AHEAD trial.