The learning curve for transradial PCI in the U.S. is “relatively shallow” and similar to that for operators outside the U.S., according to an analysis of CathPCI Registry data that was published online April 22 in Circulation.
A pre-post analysis of a national stroke initiative found patients were more likely to receive timely treatment and have better outcomes after the launch of the quality improvement program. The results were published in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA.
Body mass index (BMI) has been identified as the primary modifiable risk factor associated with total and soft coronary plaque on coronary CT angiography in asymptomatic diabetic patients, according to a study published online April 22 by Radiology.
Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is often not reported in pulmonary CT angiography studies, requiring CAC assessment by radiologists in demographics at risk, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.