CME/CE: Carotid Stenting Linked to High Real-World Mortality
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
January 12, 2015 – January 12, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
Family Physicians: 0.25 Elective credits
Nurses/Physician Assistants: CE credits
This analysis of Medicare data found a higher-than-expected mortality rate among beneficiaries who received carotid stenting. It remains unclear whether this high rate is due to patient or physician factors.