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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Culprit vessel-only PCI linked to lower mortality in MI with cardiogenic shock

April 26, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In patients with acute MI complicated by cardiogenic shock, culprit vessel-only revascularization, compared with multivessel…
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SCAI launches new toolkit for PAD diagnosis, treatment

April 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions announced at its annual meeting the launch of the SCAI PAD Diagnosis…
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What to expect at SCAI 2018

April 11, 2018
Interventional cardiology is expanding its horizons, and this year’s Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions’ Scientific…
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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