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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with coronary shock and multivessel coronary disease, 30-day and 1-year mortality rates appear to be similar after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), a...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Using CT angiography to determine plaque characteristics before electively implanting a coronary artery stent may help gauge the risk of injury or myocardial infarction (MI), according to a report from Japan. The...

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Pleuritic chest pain, thrombophilia predict pulmonary embolism

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Clinical prediction rules for judging the likelihood of a pulmonary embolism (PE) could be improved, new research shows. Now the rules leave out certain variables that could help raise or lower suspicion, according to the...