Atherectomy in PVI: Time to Follow the Guidelines?

JACC: Use of Atherectomy During Index Peripheral Vascular Interventions

JACC: Atherectomy in Peripheral Vascular Interventions Keywords Cardiology, cardiac procedures, atherectomy; endovascular; femoropopliteal disease; peripheral artery disease; peripheral vascular interventions. At a glance Intro: Recently published study on the Use of Atherectomy During Index Peripheral Vascular Interventions   JACC Editorial comments from: Dmitriy N. Feldman and Andrew J.P. Klein DISCLAIMER: Dr. Dalawari shares interesting and relevant medical-legal…

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Atherectomy in Peripheral Vascular Interventions

JACC: Use of Atherectomy During Index Peripheral Vascular Interventions

JACC: Atherectomy in Peripheral Vascular Interventions Keywords Cardiology, cardiac procedures, atherectomy; endovascular; femoropopliteal disease; peripheral artery disease; peripheral vascular interventions. At a glance Intro: A large cohort study of 2019 Medicare fee-for-service claims from 58,552 patients treated by 1,627 physicians looks at procedural volumes, device choices and frequency of use of atherectomy in PVI (Peripheral…

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Cardiac Procedures in Ambulatory Surgical Centers

image - book cover Health Care Law: an article about Cardiac Procedures in Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Health Law: Cardiac Procedures in Ambulatory Surgical Centers The rising trend for cardiologists to perform outpatient procedures in ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) instead of hospitals raises safety questions. ASCs have fewer resources than full-service hospitals and may be unequipped for life-threatening emergencies. ASCs often provide a more comfortable, convenient, and patient-centered experience than hospital-based outpatient…

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