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  2. About Gregg W. Stone

    Gregg W. Stone

    Gregg W. Stone, M.D., is Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.


    1. As the interventional cardiology landscape has shifted to the treatment of more complex patients, intravascular imaging and fractional flow reserve have emerged as critical tools for enabling physicians to make more informed treatment decisions during PCI... “By integrating these tools directly into cath lab infrastructure, we can enhance access to technology and have them readily available during PCI procedures.
      In St. Jude Medical Announces Launch of OPTIS Integrated System
    2. For years, interventional cardiologists have been focused on using angiography to identify blockages and to restore flow. PROSPECT teaches us that looking at the angiographic severity of the blockage is not enough, and we must understand the type of disease present in the vessel wall.
      In Results From Landmark PROSPECT Trial Demonstrate the Ability of Volcano's VH(R) IVUS Imaging to Identify Plaques Most Likely to Cause Heart Attacks
    3. But if we can predict heart attacks, can we do anything about it? We will need studies to see if new drugs, stents or other treatments can improve outcome.
      In Vulnerable plaques could become easier to detect with new technologies