Interventional Cardiology

April 2009
Medical Economics;4/3/2009, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p31
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The article provides information about the development of interventional cardiological centers in the U.S. Intervention centers in the country have become successful in providing cardiology treatments, research development and patient care, as well as recognized as clinical centers of excellence. The mainstay of these centers is the use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in treating multi-vessel blockages without the surgery.


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