VIVA

The latest news from the Vascular Interventional Advances Conference, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight on vascular intervention.

Meeting News

Top stories from VIVA: Peripheral DES, drug-coated balloons and more

December 1, 2019
Healio and Cardiology Today present meeting highlights from VIVA 19 in Las Vegas. Top stories included the latest from the IMPERIAL head-to-head…
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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…

Meeting Calendar

Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA)

November 2, 2020 - November 5, 2020