Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from SCAI, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Navigating value-based medicine helpful for interventional cardiology careers

May 30, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Excelling at value-based medicine will be the key to navigating the increasingly challenging interventional cardiology job…
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PLATINUM Diversity: Race, sex, socioeconomic factors impact PCI outcomes

May 15, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Women and minorities who undergo PCI with a drug-eluting stent appear to have greater risk for mortality and recurrent cardiac…
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Robotic PCI via radial, femoral access yields high success

May 15, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Access route does not appear to impact the clinical success or safety of robotic PCI. In a post hoc analysis of the PRECISION…
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'Weekend' effect may impact PCI outcomes

May 13, 2017
NEW ORLEANS In a study comparing hospital admissions for percutaneous coronary intervention on a weekend or weekday, patients who underwent
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BRAVO 3: New-onset AF after TAVR confers elevated risk for stroke

May 12, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation detected within 30 days after transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement had…
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Adventitial drug delivery yields benefit in PAD

May 12, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Localized delivery of dexamethasone into the adventitia via a novel micro-infusion device resulted in significant reductions in…
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Cell therapy for severe angina shows promise, but questions about future use remain

May 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS Patients with severe class III and IV refractory angina treated with stem cell therapy experienced significant improvements in
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30-day readmissions lower at high-volume TAVR centers

May 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — A new study highlights an inverse association between hospital transcatheter aortic valve replacement volume and 30-day…
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Optimization approaches key for radiation safety in children with heart disease

May 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Consensus recommendations for ionizing radiation dose optimization and regulation of dose metrics are needed across…
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Sleep deprivation: An oft-ignored occupational hazard in health care

May 10, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Sleep deprivation in the medical community is not uncommon, but keynote speaker Arianna Huffington urged an audience of…

Meeting Calendar

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

April 25, 2018 - April 28, 2018

  • Location: San Diego, CA
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