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Trends in the prevalence and outcomes of radial and femoral approaches to percutaneous coronary intervention: a report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry.
OBJECTIVES Our goal was to compare trends in the prevalence and outcomes of the radial and femoral approaches to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in contemporary clinical practice. Expand
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Pay for performance, quality of care, and outcomes in acute myocardial infarction.
CONTEXT Pay for performance has been promoted as a tool for improving quality of care. In 2003, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the largest pay-for-performance pilotExpand
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Discharge antithrombotic strategies among patients with acute coronary syndrome previously on warfarin anticoagulation: physician practice in the CRUSADE registry.
BACKGROUND Patients experiencing acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with high-risk features frequently undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement, prompting the requisiteExpand
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Percutaneous coronary interventions in facilities without cardiac surgery on site: a report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR).
Since the introduction of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in 1977 by Andreas Gruntzig ([1][1]), the presence of cardiac surgery backup on site has been a recommended practice to treat theExpand
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Trends in the Association Between Age and In-Hospital Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: National Cardiovascular Data Registry Experience
Background—Temporal trends and contemporary data characterizing the impact of patient age on in-hospital outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions are lacking. We sought to determine theExpand
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Association between patient beliefs and medication adherence following hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome.
BACKGROUND Patient adherence to medications is crucial for reducing risks following acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We assessed the degree to which medication beliefs were associated with patientExpand
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Factors associated with off-label use of drug-eluting stents in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Drug-eluting stents (DESs) are used in >80% of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures; however, up to 2/3 are used for off-label indications. Factors associated with DES use in patientsExpand
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Validation of the Immunoscore (IM) as a prognostic marker in stage I/II/III colon cancer: Results of a worldwide consortium-based analysis of 1,336 patients.
3500Background: Mounting evidence indicates an enhanced lymphocytic reaction as an informative prognostic indicator in colon cancer (CC). The IM methodology has been defined to quantify the in situExpand
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Combined impact of age and estimated glomerular filtration rate on in-hospital mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction (from the American College of
Age and chronic kidney disease are major risk factors for poor cardiovascular outcome; however, renal function is often estimated on the basis of serum creatinine levels, and advanced renalExpand
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Regorafenib dose optimization study (ReDOS): Randomized phase II trial to evaluate dosing strategies for regorafenib in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC)–An ACCRU Network study.
611Background: Regorafenib is an oral multikinase inhibitor with survival benefit in refractory mCRC patients (pts). Toxicities such as Palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia syndrome (PPES), fatigue an...
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