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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Telementoring just the beginning for Google Glass in medicine

May 28, 2014
LAS VEGAS — Google Glass, a wearable computer that displays smartphone-like information and responds to voice commands, is already being used…

New treatment recommendations issued for aorto-iliac PAD

May 28, 2014
Endovascular intervention is appropriate for the treatment of almost all aorto-iliac peripheral arterial disease lesions, and evidence does not…
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Women face higher mortality risk after PCI for STEMI

May 28, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At 30 days, women with STEMI who underwent primary PCI had a mortality rate that was more than double that of men, according to…
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Healio.com to offer on-site coverage of SCAI Scientific Sessions

May 27, 2014
The Cardiology Today, Cardiology Today’s Intervention and Healio.com/Cardiology team will provide live coverage from the Society for Cardiac…
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Renal denervation predicted to reduce CV events across age groups

Cardiology Today, July 2013
A model-based calculation indicates that catheter-based renal denervation can be expected to provide meaningful reductions in CV events in patients…
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Sliding-scale hydration reduced contrast-induced acute kidney injury

May 10, 2013
Personalized intravenous hydration significantly reduced the rate of contrast-induced acute kidney injury and major adverse cardiac events vs…
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Borderline lesions may pose higher risk than previously thought

Cardiology Today, June 2013
Borderline lesions determined by fractional flow reserve to be between 0.81 and 0.85 were at greater risk of deferred lesion intervention than…
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CREST substudy: Angioplasty after carotid stent deployment lowers restenosis risk

Cardiology Today, June 2013
A CREST substudy presented as late-breaking data at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions suggests that…
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Hypothermic treatment improved survival for young cardiac arrest patients

Cardiology Today, June 2013
Younger age is an independent predictor of survival for patients undergoing hypothermia treatment after cardiac arrest, researchers reported at the…
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Rates of obesity, smoking, hyperlipidemia high in precocious ACS

May 8, 2013
New data suggest that an unhealthy lifestyle may only be partially responsible for MI in young adults. Study findings presented at the SCAI…