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Appropriateness of percutaneous coronary intervent… [JAMA. 2011] – PubMed result #meded

22 Jul

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21730241?dopt=Abstract  Shared via Dolphin Browser >10% non-acute angioplasty may be inappropriate Clearly this has implications for healthcare budgets. I wonder if fewer PCIs for stable patients will be done if healthcare management forbade angioplasty at the the time of diagnostic coronary arteriography. How many of you would refuse a stent during diagnostic angiogram?

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