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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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…
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TAVR with moderate sedation confers positive outcomes

May 12, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Transcatheter aortic valve replacement with moderate sedation produces similar results to transcatheter aortic valve…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses cell therapy for ‘no-option’ patients with refractory angina

May 11, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video exclusive, Timothy D. Henry, MD, provides investigator insight on the RENEW study, which evaluated use of…
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Despite more vascular complications, women have better 1-year survival after TAVR than men

May 10, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Women undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement had more vascular complications than men, but they had a better…
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Young women face higher ischemic risk after PCI than men

May 9, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a study of men and women younger than 55 years requiring PCI for ACS, women were at greater ischemic risk but less likely to…
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APPOSITION V: Self-expanding BMS inferior to balloon-expandable BMS

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mainly due to increased rates of stent thrombosis, a self-expanding bare-metal stent failed to prove noninferiority to a…
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VIDEO: Orbital atherectomy yields sustained outcomes at 3 years

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Three-year data from the ORBIT II trial demonstrate durable outcomes after use of an orbital atherectomy device in severely…
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BRAVO 3: Outcomes after transfemoral TAVR do not vary by sex

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In the BRAVO 3 study population of patients undergoing transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement, outcomes did not…