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    What is the safety and efficacy of discontinuing aspirin therapy and continuing P2Y12 inhibitor therapy post–percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)?
  • Effects of Tobacco Smoking on Cardiovascular Health
    The following are key points to remember about this review on the effects of tobacco cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and waterpipe smoking on endothelial function and clinical outcomes.
  • CMS Releases Proposed NCD For TMVR
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the long-awaited draft national coverage decision (NCD) for transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR). Notably, CMS has replaced the TMVR term with transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER) in an effort to "more precisely define the treatment addressed" and avoid confusion with other therapies to repair or replace […]
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    A 62-year-old woman presented to the Vascular Medicine clinic with complaint of painful blue discoloration in the second finger of the right hand for about ten days.