CME/CE: Carotid Stenting Linked to High Real-World Mortality

Publication Date:
Sun, 02/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

SPONSORED BY

American Heart Association

MedPage Today

 

ACTIVE DATE

January 12, 2015 – January 12, 2017 

 

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

Family Physicians: 0.25 Elective credits

Nurses/Physician Assistants: CE credits

 

DESCRIPTION

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.

 

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/PCI/49497