New PCI guidelines issued

The ACC/AHA has issued new guidelines on the use of PCI and CABG in patients with CAD. The guidelines stress intervening only for symptomatic disease, and the need for a “heart team” approach to determine need for PCI vs CABG in patients with unprotected left main disease or complicated CAD. Full guidelines are available at (ACC site)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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