Author Archives: Dr. Ted A. Bass, 2013-14 President of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)

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The President and His Stent: How the Patient-Physician Relationship Represents What Works Best in U.S. Health Care

The decision by former President George W. Bush and his doctors to treat a blockage in one of his heart arteries with angioplasty and stenting has become the newest chapter in the intense debate over appropriateness in stenting. Bush’s physical examination revealed irregularities that led to tests that revealed a … (read full article)