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A recent study published in Circulation shows that patients who take their medication faithfully have dramatically better long-term outcomes, regardless of whether they have CABG or PCI. However, among the non-adherent group, CABG patients fared better with fewer major adverse cardiac events in the years after surgery. “This study shows how important it is to get to know your patients and find out how well they comply with medication,” says Paul Kurlansky, MD, who led the study and is currently director of research for Columbia HeartSource.
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CABG better than Interventional Procedures for Patients with Diabetes
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

CIOR to coordinate quality of care data

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Dr. Paul Kurlansky has returned to Columbia as the Director of Research, Recruitment and Continuous Quality Improvement for Columbia's HeartSource program.
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