February 9th, 2015
Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 9th
Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP
This week’s topics include the efficacy of a device to narrow the coronary sinus in refractory angina and an open-label trial comparing the Symplicity device with stepped drug treatment for resistant hypertension.
February 5th, 2015
New Percutaneous Device Offers Hope in Refractory Angina
Larry Husten, PHD
An entirely predictable consequence of medical progress is the growing number of heart patients with persistent and symptomatic angina who have run out of treatment options. A small new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine raises the possibility that a new device one day may provide them some relief. The experimental device, a coronary sinus reducer […]