Healio brings you the highlights from the Vascular Intervention Advances Scientific Session. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from VIVA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Resorbable large bore closure system safe, effective in first-in-human study

December 6, 2018
LAS VEGAS — Preliminary data from a first-in-human study show safety and effectiveness of a resorbable vascular sealing system for large bore…
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Vascular intervention highlights from VIVA 18

December 5, 2018
This year at VIVA 18, the focus was on new advances for vascular intervention. Cardiology Today’s Intervention was onsite at VIVA 18 in Las…
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Peripheral stent confers good outcomes in CFA disease

November 29, 2018
LAS VEGAS — A peripheral stent was safe and effective for treatment of common femoral artery lesions at 12 months, according to data presented…
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Catheter-based delivery of paclitaxel beneficial in PAD

November 28, 2018
LAS VEGAS — The use of a catheter to deliver paclitaxel to prevent restenosis in patients with below-the-knee lesions was safe and effective…
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Laser atherectomy system safe, effective in first-in-humans study

November 27, 2018
LAS VEGAS — A laser atherectomy system for treatment of peripheral artery lesions was safe and effective in a first-in-humans study…
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VERNACULAR: Venous stent confers patency benefit at 1 year

November 21, 2018
LAS VEGAS — A venous stent was associated with high rates of primary patency and low rates of target lesion revascularization, according to…
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STOP-PAD: Biologic therapy for CLI remains ineffective at 6 months

November 19, 2018
LAS VEGAS — An experimental biologic treatment did not improve wound healing or clinical outcomes in patients with critical limb ischemia…
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SENTRY: Use of bioconvertible IVC filter safe, effective at 2 years

November 16, 2018
LAS VEGAS — Use of a bioconvertible inferior vena cava filter in patients with pulmonary embolism conferred few adverse events and a high…
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Novel DCB improves Rutherford class, other outcomes at 1 year

November 14, 2018
LAS VEGAS — A novel drug-coated balloon conferred improvement in Rutherford class, ankle-brachial index and several measures of walking ability…
Meeting NewsPerspective

DETOUR I: 18-month results encouraging for percutaneous bypass system

November 9, 2018
LAS VEGAS — A fully percutaneous bypass system using the femoral vein as a conduit benefited patients with long superficial femoral artery…

Meeting Calendar

Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA)

November 4, 2019 - November 7, 2019