Treatment of patients with left main coronary artery disease using percutaneous coronary intervention was associated with worse long-term outcomes compared with the use of coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
Vasodilator stress, rest myocardial perfusion CMR, and LGE imaging were found to have high diagnostic accuracy for coronary artery disease.
Paclitaxel drug-coated balloon-only angioplasty was not found to be associated with late mortality within 5 years compared with nonpaclitaxel second-generation drug-eluting stents in patients with de novo coronary artery disease.
Coronary artery calcium (CAC) risk score is a better predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD) than stroke.
ACC releases recommendations regarding the use of coronary CTA as an initial tool for the diagnosis of stable coronary artery disease.
For U.S. veterans with stable angina, the use of community facilities for percutaneous revascularization is associated with increased mortality.
Certain reproductive factors may up the risk for obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) in postmenopausal women.
Stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging was found to lead to the reclassification of guideline-evaluated risk for a significant percentage of patients with suspected myocardial ischemia and no history of coronary artery disease.
Eating chocolate at least once a week is associated with a lower risk for coronary artery disease (CAD).
Use of radial artery vs saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass grafting was found to be associated with a reduced long-term risk for a composite of cardiovascular outcomes.