VIVA

Cardiology Today and Healio are pleased to offer highlights from VIVA in Las Vegas. Visit this page often for the latest news, perspective and more from the conference. Also follow @CardiologyToday on Twitter for continuing updates.

Meeting News

Bioresorbable scaffold effectively treats below-the-knee lesions

November 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A bioresorbable scaffold was shown to be safe and effective for treatment of below-the-knee lesions in two studies presented at…
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Lateral subdermic plexus may be tied to restless leg syndrome, nighttime cramping

November 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Treating lateral subdermic venous plexus reflux alleviated symptoms associated with restless leg syndrome and nighttime cramping…
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DCB shows durable real-world effectiveness at 4 years

November 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In a real-world population with peripheral artery disease, nearly three-quarters of patients treated with a drug-coated balloon…
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Ascertainment bias could explain paclitaxel mortality signal

November 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — It is possible that ascertainment bias and other biases from randomized controlled trials could explain the long-term mortality…
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Aspiration mechanical thrombectomy meets safety, efficacy endpoints for acute PE

November 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In the EXTRACT-PE trial, an aspiration mechanical thrombectomy device was safe and effective among patients with acute pulmonary…
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Sirolimus-coated balloon benefit maintained at 2 years

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A sirolimus-coated balloon for treatment of peripheral artery disease was associated with positive outcomes at 2 years, according…
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Peripheral stent beneficial in common femoral artery stenosis at 2 years

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A repuncturable vascular mimetic peripheral stent system was safe and effective at 2 years in patients with common femoral artery…
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RANGER II SFA: Low-dose paclitaxel-coated balloon superior to PTA at 1 year

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A low-dose paclitaxel-coated balloon was superior to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for treatment of femoropopliteal…
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IMPERIAL: Peripheral DES similar in patency, different in TLR at 2 years

November 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A peripheral drug-eluting stent with a polymer coating conferred lower rates of target lesion revascularization compared with a…
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Mortality not different at 5 years in patients treated with DES vs. controls

November 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS — There were no significant differences in mortality at 5 years between patients with peripheral artery disease assigned a…

Meeting Calendar

Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA)

November 4, 2019 - November 7, 2019