Smith Center News Coverage

The Smith Center often receives coverage in the news. Read about the work being conducted at the center in the following media articles and press releases.


VIDEO: Dhruv Kazi, MD, MSc, MS, highlights importance of underutilized cardiac rehab
Healio. December 3, 2023.

Interview with Robert Yeh on delays between FDA authorization and Medicare coverage of new medical devices and proposed reforms to current systems.
New England Journal of Medicine Audio Interview Podcast. November 30, 2023. 

Alarming Trends in Cardiovascular Health Among Middle-Aged Adults
BIDMC. November 22, 2023. 

‘Smoldering Epidemic’ of CVD Risk Factors in Middle-Aged Adults
TCTMD. November 21, 2023.

Study Reveals Link Between Neighborhood Environmental Burden and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
BIDMC. November 14, 2023. 

Prioritizing the Exposome to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Burden
JAMA Cardiology. November 13, 2023. 

Dr. Robert W. Yeh and Dr. C. Michael Gibson Discuss: Primary Outcomes of a Pivotal Multicenter Randomized Trial Comparing the AGENT Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon With Conventional Balloon Angioplasty for In-Stent Restenosis
Clinical Trial Results. October 25, 2023.

CEUS Experts Warn of Underuse of the Modality
Aunt Minnie. September 20, 2023.

CEUS Underused in the US, Experts Say
Aunt Minnie. September 7, 2023.

No Excess Mortality Risk Found in Paclitaxel-Coated Devices, Concludes FDA
Endovascular Today. July 11, 2023.

FDA: All Restrictions on PaclitaxelDevices for PAD Are Removed
TCTMD. July 11, 2023.

‘Simply stunning’: Bempedoic acid may cut CVD risk for primary prevention patients by 30%
Healio. June 24, 2023.

Study Finds Common Complication of Pacemakers Four Times Higher Than Previously Thought
BIDMC. May 23, 2023.

Podcast: Appropriate Use of IIVUS in Lower Extremity Interventions
BackTable Vascular & Interventional, Episode 320. May 8, 2023.

Report on medical access finds one-third of Black Americans live in ‘cardiology deserts’
STAT. May 2, 2023.

Hospitals with high proportions of Black patients provide similar HF care vs. other centers
Healio. April 19, 2023

BIDMC Research Guides FDA Action on Common Medical Device
BIDMC. March 23, 2023

Diabetes and obesity rising in young Americans, study finds
The Washington Post. March 2, 2023.

Pharmacological Treatment of PAD Patients: A Case-Based Discussion
Vascular Disease Management. February 17, 2023.

Podcast: Pulmonary Embolism: Where We Are and Where We’re Going
Vascular Voices. February 15, 2023.

BEST-CLI: Experts at ISET Look to Bridge Research Results and Practice
TCTMD. January 25, 2023.