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PCI for left main coronary artery disease effective long-term

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Long-term follow-up of more than 2000 patients with unprotected left main coronary artery disease shows stenting to be as effective as coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), Korean researchers report. Professional...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) For surgical management of female stress urinary incontinence, tension-free midurethral tapes should be “the first option of treatment,” according to the lead author of a recent meta-analysis update. “In the...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Male smokers having CABG have high AAA prevalence

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Some men having coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) especially smokers — should also be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), even if they’re younger than screening guideline thresholds, French...