In the Journals

Similar outcomes in men, women after TAVR despite disparities

February 21, 2019
Clinical outcomes did not significantly differ in men and women who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement, even in the presence of gender…
In the Journals

Depression confers amputation, mortality risk in PAD

February 20, 2019
Among patients with peripheral artery disease, those with depression had greater risk for amputation and mortality than those without PAD…
In the Journals

Transradial access reduces bleeding in CTO PCI

February 20, 2019
Compared with transfemoral access, transradial access was associated with less major bleeding and similar procedural outcomes in patients undergoing…
In the Journals

Full-dose bivalirudin infusion after PCI tied to better outcomes vs. low dose in ACS

February 19, 2019
Among patients with ACS who received an infusion of bivalirudin after PCI, those who had a full dose showed better outcomes than those who had a…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ‘International crisis’ of PE at forefront of vascular intervention

February 19, 2019
In this video exclusive, Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, MHCDS, discusses recent advancements and ongoing challenges in addressing the “international…
In the Journals

Long-term DAPT after PCI fails to benefit patients at high bleeding risk

February 18, 2019
Long-term dual antiplatelet therapy after PCI was not beneficial in patients at high bleeding risk, regardless of the complexity of their PCI…
In the Journals

No evidence of paclitaxel-related mortality risk in real-world PAD cohort

February 18, 2019
In a cohort of CMS beneficiaries with peripheral artery disease, there was no evidence that those revascularized with a drug-coated device had…
Feature

Stanford’s WellMD Center blazes a trail to promote joy in medicine, combat burnout

February 18, 2019
Physician burnout has become a topic of interest in the medical community in recent years, with the level of urgency increasing on what seems like a…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ISET hot topics include biologics, vessel preparation, cost

February 16, 2019
In this video exclusive, George Adams, MD, highlights hot topics in vascular intervention at this year’s International Symposium on…
In the Journals

Bivalirudin, heparin equally effective in elderly patients undergoing CTO PCI

February 15, 2019
Among elderly patients at high bleeding risk undergoing PCI for chronic total occlusion, bivalirudin was as safe and effective as unfractionated…
Meeting News

CAS outcomes similar to surgery in pooled analysis of asymptomatic patients

February 15, 2019
In a pooled analysis of the CREST and ACT I trials, treatment of asymptomatic carotid stenosis with carotid artery stenting yielded similar outcomes…
In the Journals

Elderly patients may fare better with TAVR vs. surgery

February 14, 2019
Patients aged 80 to 89 years with aortic stenosis may experience better outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement, as compared with…
Meeting News

Subcutaneous oxygen biosensor shows promise for patients with CLI

February 14, 2019
An injectable tissue-integrated biosensor with an intelligent data platform successfully measured changes in tissue oxygen levels in humans and may…
Feature

Walgreens to pay $270 million for overbilling prescription drugs, insulin pens

February 14, 2019
With all of the attention currently placed on prescription drug prices, it’s difficult to believe that a major retail distributor of…
In the Journals

TAVR with transcarotid approach safe in patients with severe aortic stenosis

February 13, 2019
The use of a transcatheter heart valve in patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement with the transcarotid approach was safe and…
FDA News

FDA clears WavelinQ 4F endoAVF system

February 13, 2019
Becton, Dickinson and Company recently announced it has received FDA 501(k) clearance for its WavelinQ 4F endoAVF system. The system, building on…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Deep dive into paclitaxel concerns continues

February 12, 2019
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this video exclusive, William A. Gray, MD, presents his top highlights from the International Symposium on Endovascular…
In the Journals

LV unloading decreases mortality in VA-ECMO for cardiogenic shock

February 12, 2019
Among patients with cardiogenic shock treated with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or VA-ECMO, left ventricular unloading decreased…
In the Journals

REAL PTX: DES, DCB similar in patency

February 11, 2019
Drug-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons had similar patency in patients with peripheral artery disease at 1 year, although there was a trend…
In the Journals

Updated guidelines ‘better reflect’ role of CT image acquisition for TAVR

February 11, 2019
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography recently issued updated guidelines for the use of CT imaging in the setting of transcatheter aortic…