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Radial Approach Underutilized in Women?

  In a retrospective study published in Circulation using data from the CathPCI registry on more than 2.8 million procedures between January 2007 and September 2012, researchers found that radial access PCI increased 13-fold, from a negligible 1.2% at the beginning … Read more

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Survey – Help Needed

Dear Colleagues, We are writing to invite you to participate in a brief survey on the management of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy that we are conducting at New York University School of Medicine. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy is frequently diagnosed in patients who present with Acute Coronary … Read more

WIN TAVI Registry Enrolls 1st Patient

The WIN TAVI Registry enrolled its first patient! The patient (pictured left) is an 87 year-old active woman with aortic stenosis, prior medically treated NSTEMI, atrial fibrillation, and PM implantation due to an AV block. She was admitted to the hospital … Read more

Social Media As A Source of Clinical Research for Women?

Major social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter have become synonmous with marketing firepower. Reaching consumers with real-time information, secret sales and a steady stream of branding has clearly proven effective. Individual users find utility in these tools by sharing family … Read more

Genetic Testing More Effective Diagnostic Tool for Obstructive CAD in Women Than Typical Approaches

Results from the PREDICT trial, a prospective, multicenter study, showed that commonly used diagnostic approaches, such as symptom evaluation and myocardial perfusion imaging, performed less well in women than in men for identifying obstructive coronary artery disease. In contrast, the … Read more