TCT

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.

Meeting News

SURTAVI results confirmed: TAVR similar to surgery in intermediate-risk patients

November 2, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A final analysis of 24-month results from the SURTAVI trial confirmed interim findings that transcatheter aortic valve replacement…
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RESTORE trials show potential benefit of novel DCB

October 31, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Two trials have demonstrated the noninferiority of a new drug-coated balloon with a novel excipient when compared with a currently…
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Reimbursement issues raise concerns about future of peripheral interventions

October 30, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Despite the evidence for the safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of drug-coated balloons for peripheral interventions, their…
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Long-term MACE risk reduced with complete revascularization: CvLPRIT

October 30, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Long-term data from the CvLPRIT trial support complete revascularization compared with PCI of the infarct-related artery only. At 7…
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Endovascular interventions, surgery: Both options for common femoral artery

October 29, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A history of data backs the use of surgery in patients with common femoral artery lesions, but as more studies emerge, endovascular…
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More data starting to emerge about pretreatment, switching DAPT after PCI

October 29, 2018
SAN DIEGO — More information is needed regarding how to pretreat patients with dual antiplatelet therapy before PCI, but recent research has…
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Localized dexamethasone infusion beneficial in PAD at 24 months

October 26, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Localized drug delivery with a micro-infusion device was effective at 24 months in patients with peripheral artery disease…
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SECURE-PCI: Atorvastatin loading dose beneficial in STEMI before PCI

October 26, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In a secondary analysis from the SECURE-PCI trial, a periprocedural loading dose of atorvastatin reduced 30-day MACE rates in…
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PORTICO I: Transcatheter aortic valve improves outcomes in severe aortic stenosis, high surgical risk

October 25, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Patients with severe aortic stenosis and high surgical risk who were treated with a transcatheter aortic heart valve had a low risk…
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How to establish a pulmonary embolism response team

October 24, 2018
Effective management of acute pulmonary embolism begins with a multidisciplinary approach, according to Teresa L. Carman, MD, from the University…
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