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Prior PCI Does Not Affect Early CABG Outcomes: Registry and Meta-analysis

February 16, 2018

“Patients who’ve previously undergone PCI see no increased risk for in-hospital mortality when undergoing subsequent CABG, according to the results of a prospective registry study. However, a parallel systematic review and meta-analysis found a trend toward increased higher in-hospital/30-day mortality with prior PCI.”

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FDA Expands Treatment Window for Trevo Stent Retriever

February 15, 2018

“The Trevo stent retriever (Stryker Neurovascular) can now be used up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms in patients with acute ischemic stroke caused by large-vessel occlusion, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today.”

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