Healio brings you the highlights from EuroPCR. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from EuroPCR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

SURF: Transradial access superior to transfemoral access in 30-day clinical outcomes

June 11, 2019
In the randomized SURF trial of unselected patients with CAD with or without ACS, transradial access was associated with better 30-day clinical…
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MitraClip confers mitral regurgitation reduction in two trials

June 10, 2019
Patients with HF and moderate to severe mitral regurgitation who underwent transcatheter mitral valve repair had a greater reduction of mitral…
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GLOBAL LEADERS: Ticagrelor monotherapy may benefit in complex PCI

June 7, 2019
In a non-prespecified analysis from the GLOBAL LEADERS study, a ticagrelor monotherapy regimen compared with a standard dual antiplatelet therapy…
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CHOICE: Outcomes similar between two TAVR systems at 5 years

June 7, 2019
At 5 years, there were no differences in mortality, stroke or rehospitalization between balloon-expandable and self-expanding valves in patients who…
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BIO-RESORT: Ultrathin-strut DES beneficial in small vessels at 3 years

June 7, 2019
Patients with small coronary vessels had a lower rate of target lesion revascularization if they were implanted with an ultrathin-strut…
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Mechanically expanding TAVR system effective in bicuspid valves

May 30, 2019
A mechanically expanding transcatheter aortic valve performed similarly in patients with bicuspid valves compared with those with tricuspid valves…
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New-onset persistent left bundle branch block led to no change in long-term post-TAVR mortality

May 22, 2019
New-onset persistent left bundle branch block was not linked to increased mortality rates 3 years after transcatheter aortic valve replacement…
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DCB use a safe and feasible strategy for PCI procedures

May 21, 2019
Utilization of a drug-coated balloon was deemed noninferior compared with a drug-eluting stent in primary PCI for STEMI, according to findings…
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Long-term safety, efficacy of bioresorbable SES confirmed in CENTURY II trial

June 11, 2018
A bioresorbable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent appears to be as safe and effective as a permanent polymer everolimus-eluting stent out to 5 years…
Meeting NewsPerspective

HI-TECH: Ticagrelor does not affect endothelial function vs. other P2Y12 inhibitors

May 29, 2018
New data from the HI-TECH study presented at EuroPCR indicate that ticagrelor did not improve endothelial function or increase systemic adenosine…