Top stroke news of 2019: ISC updates, recurrent stroke prevention and more

January 25, 2020
Healio and Cardiology Today compiled a list of the most-read articles in stroke research published in 2019. This year, Healio readers were most…

Top intervention news of 2019: ISCHEMIA trials, low-risk TAVR, paclitaxel debate and more

January 18, 2020
Healio and Cardiology Today compiled a list of the most-read cardiac and vascular intervention articles published in 2019. Readers were interested in…

Meeting News

In carotid surgery, but not CAS, women at greater stroke risk vs. men

December 30, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Women with carotid stenosis were more likely to undergo carotid endarterectomy instead of angioplasty and stenting compared with…

In the Journals

Rates of death, stroke after CAS low in CREST-2 registry

December 19, 2019
Rates of periprocedural death and stroke were low in patients from the CREST-2 registry who underwent carotid artery stenting, researchers reported…

In the Journals

TCAR superior to transfemoral carotid stenting for stroke, death

December 17, 2019
Compared with transfemoral carotid artery stenting, transcarotid artery revascularization with flow reversal was associated with lower rates of…

In the Journals

General anesthesia confers less disability 3 months after thrombectomy for stroke vs. sedation

October 1, 2019
Protocol-based general anesthesia was linked to less disability at 3 months compared with procedural sedation among patients with acute ischemic…

In the Journals

TCAR as effective as surgery, with less cranial nerve injury

July 30, 2019
In a retrospective analysis, transcarotid artery revascularization yielded similar outcomes to carotid endarterectomy but was linked with less risk…

Meeting News

Region, specialty affect physicians’ decision-making for endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke

July 26, 2019
Decision-making criteria for treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke with endovascular thrombectomy varied widely based on region and…

Meeting News

Transcarotid artery revascularization safe, effective in two real-world studies

June 17, 2019
In two real-world studies presented at the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Annual Meeting, transcarotid artery revascularization was associated…

Top intervention news from March: Low-risk TAVR, paclitaxel update and more

April 2, 2019
Cardiology Today’s Intervention compiled a list of the most-read articles posted on Healio.com/Intervention in March. This month, our readers…

Meeting News

Endovascular thrombectomy safe when performed by interventional radiologists

March 27, 2019
Endovascular thrombectomy in patients with acute ischemic stroke was safe when performed by trained interventional radiologists, and results were…

The Take Home

The Take Home: ISET

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2019
The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) was held Jan. 27 to 30 in Hollywood, Florida, and Cardiology Today’s

Commentary

Stroke Prevention: An Important Area of Focus in the Interventional Community

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2019
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
The March/April issue of Cardiology Today’s Intervention highlights important developments in the fields of interventional cardiology and…

Innovation Spotlight

Innovation Spotlight

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2019
JC Medical announced that the first U.S. patient was successfully treated with its novel transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement system…

At Issue

Data Raise Questions About Expanded Availability of Carotid Artery Stenting

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2019
The question of whether carotid artery stenting should be available for all patients has been on the minds of interventionalists for a long time. CMS…

Meeting News

Highlights from ISET: Paclitaxel controversy, LIBERTY 360° and more

March 13, 2019
The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy featured discussions of some of the hottest topics in vascular intervention, including the…

Meeting News

Data raise questions about expanded availability of CAS

February 28, 2019
The question of whether carotid artery stenting should be available for all patients boils down to the data, which can be cast in different lights…

Extended endovascular thrombectomy times lead to increased brain bleeding

February 28, 2019
Longer endovascular thrombectomy procedures for acute ischemic stroke may lead to decreased rates of functional independence and increased…

Meeting News

CAS outcomes similar to surgery in pooled analysis of asymptomatic patients

February 15, 2019
In a pooled analysis of the CREST and ACT I trials, treatment of asymptomatic carotid stenosis with carotid artery stenting yielded similar outcomes…

Meeting News

Good outcomes after thrombectomy dependent on time, volume

February 7, 2019
Outcomes after endovascular thrombectomy in patients with large core on CT were associated with time and perfusion core volume, according to data…