Tag: CAD

Image: PD 1. Myocardial wall thinning is an unreliable predictor of scar burden in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). 2. Commonly used clinical characteristics are not useful in predicting whether thinned regions have significant scar tissue. Previous studies have perpetuated the viewpoint that regional wall thinning on conventional imaging is synonymous...
Feb 22nd- In patients with left main coronary artery disease, off pump coronary artery bypass grafting resulted in lower rates of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events that necessitate target vessel revascularization. Image: CC/JHeauser 1. In patients with left main coronary artery disease, off pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) resulted...