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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FFR changes treatment plan after angiography in more than 30% of cases

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Among patients with stable CAD or ACS who were given an initial treatment plan after angiography, the plan changed in more than 30%…
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BRAVO 3: Choice of vascular closure device in TAVR matters

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In a comparison of two vascular closure devices used in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures, the…
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Risk score predicts bleeding after discharge from PCI

May 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — The BRIC-ACS score accurately predicted postdischarge bleeding in patients who underwent PCI, according to findings presented at…
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Cardiogenic shock protocol improves survival

May 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A protocol developed by the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative improved outcomes for patients with acute MI and cardiogenic…
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LDL apheresis may benefit certain patients with ACS after PCI

May 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — LDL apheresis was safe and was linked to a trend toward early coronary atheroma regression in patients with ACS and high LDL who…
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Transcatheter pulmonary valve shows promise at 2 years in early feasibility study

May 30, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Two-year data from an early feasibility study show solid valve function and no paravalvular leak after implantation with a…
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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…