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Healio brings you highlights from the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from TCT, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and physicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: A fellow's reaction to hands-on learning at TCT 2018

October 14, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, M. Chadi Alraies, MD, interventional cardiology fellow at Wayne State University, Detroit Heart Hospital…
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VIDEO: New insights on renal denervation, top research from TCT 2018

October 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Chandan Devireddy, MD, FACC, FSCAI, provides his perspective on top research presented at TCT 2018.
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TALENT: Biodegradable polymer SES noninferior to durable polymer EES

October 12, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent was noninferior to a durable polymer everolimus-eluting stent at 12 months in…
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DCB bests PTA for PAD treatment in pooled analysis

October 12, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In a pooled analysis of four trials, a drug-coated balloon was safer and more effective than percutaneous transluminal angioplasty…
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FAST-FFR: Angiography-derived FFR accurately classifies coronary lesions

October 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Fractional flow reserve derived from coronary angiography is comparable to conventional pressure wire-derived FFR for physiologic…
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PADN-5: Pulmonary artery denervation shows promise

October 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Pulmonary artery denervation showed improved outcomes in patients with combined pre- and postcapillary pulmonary hypertension…
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DCBs safe in real-world US population

October 10, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In a real-world population derived from CMS data, peripheral vascular interventions with drug-coated balloons were as safe as and…
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Rotational atherectomy viable option to modified balloon angioplasty before PCI

October 9, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Upfront high-speed rotational atherectomy may be more beneficial than angioplasty with modified balloons before PCI with…
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NEOPRO: Two next-generation valves confer similar outcomes in TAVR

October 8, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Patients who underwent transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement with one of two next-generation transcatheter heart…

Regulatory process begins for stenting platform for bifurcation lesions

October 5, 2018
Advanced Bifurcation Systems announced that it has filed a pre-submission with the FDA to define its clinical pathway leading to a PMA for its new…