Post-Catheterization Hemoglobin Drop

2016-10-13T18:16:21-05:00April 1st, 2015|Cardiology|

Hemorrhage is a feared and potentially life-threatening complication following catheterization. This may reflect retroperitoneal hemorrhage, pericardial bleeding including cardiac tamponade, gastrointestinal, intracranial, or hemolysis. However, there can also be benign or procedural causes.

ACC Withdraws Choosing Wisely Recommendation

2016-10-13T18:16:29-05:00October 15th, 2014|Cardiology|

The results of recent studies PRAMI and CVPRVIT have demonstrated that stenting nonculprit high-grade lesions during primary PCI for myocardial infarction reduces adverse events, and has prompted the ACC with withdraw its ABIM Choosing Wisely campaign.