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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Intermediate-risk trials offer hope for TAVR in low-risk patients

May 15, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Results from trials of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients at intermediate surgical risk suggest that the procedure…
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Biologic therapy for psoriasis may also benefit coronary plaque

May 10, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In a first-in-human observational study, treatment with common biologic therapies used for psoriasis resulted in regression of…
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Interventional cardiologists face challenges with cancer in the cath lab

May 9, 2018
SAN DIEGO — As the field of cardio-oncology evolves, interventional cardiologists are now searching for answers to important questions about…
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Do’s and don’ts of starting a vascular practice

May 7, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Starting a vascular practice may be an uphill climb, but taking certain steps and avoiding common pitfalls can help pave a path to…
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Cerebral embolic protection beneficial in TAVR, but one size does not fit all

May 4, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Cerebral embolic protection to reduce stroke risk in transcatheter aortic valve replacement has clear benefits, but it may not be…
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Novel oral anticoagulants useful in VTE, but careful decisions required

April 30, 2018
SAN DIEGO — As the number of available novel oral anticoagulants expands, physicians must consider how best to use these agents in patients…
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Experts compare novel oral anticoagulants with LAA closure in AF

April 28, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In the era of novel oral anticoagulants and the availability of devices for left atrial appendage closure, combining the two
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Outcomes worse with delayed discharge after transfemoral TAVR

April 27, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Delayed hospital discharge after transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement has declined in recent years, but it remains…
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PROGRESS CTO registry highlights feasibility of hybrid approach at experienced centers

April 27, 2018
SAN DIEGO — As chronic total occlusion PCI continues to evolve with new equipment and techniques, new data from the PROGRESS CTO Registry…
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Experts make cases for heparin, bivalirudin

April 27, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Evidence exists to support heparin or bivalirudin as the anticoagulant of choice during primary PCI, two experts said during a…