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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VIDEO: Moderate sedation shows promise for patients undergoing TAVR

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video, Jay S. Giri, MD, MPH, discusses a “minimalist” approach to transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve…
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COAST: Next-generation orbital atherectomy system tested in patients with severely calcified lesions

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A next-generation orbital atherectomy system was effective at treating severely calcified coronary lesions, according to…
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RENEW: Cell therapy for refractory angina shows promise despite cessation of trial

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A cell therapy to treat patients with refractory angina showed positive outcomes in a trial that was truncated by its sponsor…
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TOBA-BTK: Novel dissection repair system confers 12-month positive outcomes for patients with CLI

May 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A novel dissection repair system continued to produce good results for patients with critical limb ischemia at 12 months…
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VIDEO: Risk calculator provides new approach to reduce bleeding events

May 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video exclusive, Jerome E. Granato, MD, details how use of a risk calculator to assess bleeding risk may improve…
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VIDEO: A look at adipose-derived regenerative cell therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy

May 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this video exclusive, Timothy D. Henry, MD, discusses the potential of processed autologous adipose-derived regenerative…
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Novel DES associated with very low rate of stent thrombosis

May 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients implanted with a novel drug-eluting stent had a very low rate of early stent thrombosis and no late or very late stent…
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Robotic PCI feasible, safe in complex coronary lesions

May 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Robotically assisted PCI in patients with complex coronary lesions demonstrated comparable clinical success compared with…
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Quality initiative linked to reduction in bleeding events in patients undergoing PCI

May 4, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — A quality improvement initiative was associated with a 40% reduction in bleeding events in patients who had PCI, as well as a…
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Saving the poster session

June 8, 2015
At the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions, I was eating lunch with a group of familiar faces —…