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January 13, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Heart treatment guidelines often not followed

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Researchers found evidence that patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) — in which plaque build-up starves the heart of its blood supply — receive more recommendations for angioplasty and fewer recommendations for coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) than indicated by current guidelines…   Dr. Raymond J. Gibbons of the Mayo Clinic says the study raises […]

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