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.
Meeting News

DANCE: Micro-infusion device with dexamethasone effective for PAD

October 21, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Localized drug delivery with a micro-infusion device was safe and effective in patients with peripheral artery disease undergoing…
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IN.PACT SFA: DCB superior to angioplasty at 3 years in patients with PAD

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A drug-coated balloon was linked to superior outcomes compared with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in patients with…
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Carotid stent fractures do not affect outcomes in ACT 1 population

October 13, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In an analysis of patients from the ACT 1 randomized trial of carotid artery stenting vs. endarterectomy, in those assigned carotid…
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VIDEO: Patients with acute aortic dissection helped by endovascular stent graft

October 11, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In this video, Ali Azizzadeh, MD, discusses the 3-year results of a study of a thoracic stent graft for treatment of patients with…
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MAJESTIC: Two-year TLR rates low in femoropopliteal lesions treated with DES

October 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A novel drug-eluting vascular stent system was associated with low 2-year rates of target lesion revascularization and other…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses use of lithoplasty device for calcium in femoropopliteal arteries

October 7, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In this video, Thomas Zeller, MD, PhD, highlights new data from the DISRUPT PAD study that evaluated use of a lithoplasty device…
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VIDEO: DCB yields superior 3-year outcomes vs. angioplasty

October 4, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In this video, Prakash Krishnan, MD, presents 3-year data from the IN.PACT SFA Randomized Trial that show improved outcomes with a…
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ESPRIT I: BVS for PAD safe, linked to low event rate at 3 years

October 3, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Three-year results in a first-in-humans clinical evaluation confirm earlier data that demonstrated safety and feasibility of an…
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VIDEO: A new endovascular approach to arteriovenous fistula creation

September 28, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In this video exclusive, Tony Das, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Walnut Hill Medical Center, Dallas, discusses use of a…
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At 3 years, patients with acute aortic dissection continue to benefit from stent graft

September 26, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Patients with acute complicated type B aortic dissection mostly had good outcomes at 3 years, according to results presented at…