CardioSource WorldNews Interventions May/June 2016

Coalition Talks Medicare Committee on PAD Interventions | NCDR: Ezetimibe Gets Little Respect CardioSource WorldNews vol 5, no 3 / MAY/JUNE 2016 A publication of the American College of Cardiology INTERVENTIONS EXPERT COMMENTARY PETER C. BLOCK, MD: Is There Any Reason to Keep Bare-metal Stents on the Shelf?...p. 7 HECTOR GARCIA, MD, PHD: High Dose Rosuvastatin in Nonintervened Vessels…p. 30 CLINICAL NEWS Practical Advice on When to Use Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices…p. 14 Do Arterial Closure Devices in PCI Lower Major Bleeding Risk?...p. 18 NOW SHOWING: Highlights from Lesion Characteristics and Risk of Stroke with Carotid Stents…p. 18 The Conundrum of Cost-effective but Unaffordable Care…p. 19 The ‘Metastatic Cancer of Electrophysiology’…p. 20 THE BEST OF 2016 far