Meeting News

Renal denervation trial stopped, but technology may show promise

October 22, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A trial of a renal denervation technology in patients with resistant hypertension was stopped for futility because it was not going…
Meeting News

GLOBAL LEADERS: Experimental antiplatelet therapy may benefit in ACS, but not in stable CAD

October 22, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Among patients who had PCI with a drug-eluting stent, 1 month of combination ticagrelor and aspirin therapy followed by ticagrelor…
Meeting News

Device therapy for pulmonary hypertension wins innovation award

October 21, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A novel device to treat pulmonary hypertension won the Shark Tank Innovation Competition held at TCT 2018. The device, developed by…
Meeting News

Cardiology Today’s Intervention’s top news from TCT

October 20, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Cardiology Today’s Intervention was on-site at TCT 2018 to report on the latest developments in interventional cardiology…
Meeting News

Valve repair with transcatheter device reduces tricuspid regurgitation

October 19, 2018
SAN DIEGO —Interventional tricuspid edge-to-edge valve repair with a transcatheter device in patients with tricuspid regurgitation was safe and…
In the Journals

Atherectomy confers lower in-hospital mortality rate in PAD

October 19, 2018
In an analysis of propensity-score matched patients with peripheral artery disease, those who underwent atherectomy had a lower mortality rate than…
Meeting News

Novel DES with improved radiographic visibility noninferior to ultrathin-strut DES

October 18, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A new zotarolimus-eluting stent designed to improve radiographic visibility while reducing strut thickness was noninferior to an…
In the Journals

Racial disparities exist in management, outcomes of patients with non-STEMI

October 18, 2018
During a 15-year period, black patients with non-STEMI had more comorbidities and were less likely to receive guideline-based therapies than their…
Meeting News

More data necessary to positively affect CLI management

October 18, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Randomized controlled trials and systematic data are necessary to impact how to treat patients with critical limb ischemia, in…

SLACK Incorporated Appoints Matt Holland Chief Commercial Officer

October 18, 2018
SLACK Incorporated, a Wyanoke Group Company, is pleased to announce Matthew J. Holland as Chief Commercial Officer. Holland will oversee print…
Meeting News

OBSERVANT: Surgery superior to first-generation TAVR at 5 years in real-world cohort

October 17, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Among older patients with severe aortic stenosis at low or intermediate risk, surgical aortic valve replacement was associated with…
Meeting News

Disparities remain in treatment of CLI

October 17, 2018
SAN DIEGO —The number of major limb amputations has decreased, but disparities remain in the treatment of patients with critical limb ischemia…
In the Journals

Comprehensive cardiac rehab confers improved functional capacity, BP reduction

October 16, 2018
Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation, including education classes, may improve functional capacity and lower BP more than exercise-only cardiac…
Meeting News

Machine-learning algorithm improves iFR measurement quality

October 16, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In determining appropriateness of PCI and PCI strategy, a machine-learning algorithm was noninferior to an expert heart team…
FDA News

Recall of endovascular AAA system designated as Class 1

October 15, 2018
The FDA has designated Endologix’ product recall of an endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm system as a Class 1 recall, the most serious…
Meeting News

Multidisciplinary approach to CLI care may confer fewer amputations

October 15, 2018
SAN DIEGO — An effective treatment option for patients with critical limb ischemia may involve a multidisciplinary approach, according to a…
Meeting News

COMPARE-ABSORB: BVS noninferior to EES for TLF in high-risk patients

October 15, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In a population of high-risk patients, a bioresorbable vascular scaffold was noninferior to an everolimus-eluting stent for target…
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VIDEO: A fellow's reaction to hands-on learning at TCT 2018

October 14, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, M. Chadi Alraies, MD, interventional cardiology fellow at Wayne State University, Detroit Heart Hospital…
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VIDEO: New insights on renal denervation, top research from TCT 2018

October 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Chandan Devireddy, MD, FACC, FSCAI, provides his perspective on top research presented at TCT 2018.
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TALENT: Biodegradable polymer SES noninferior to durable polymer EES

October 12, 2018
SAN DIEGO — A biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent was noninferior to a durable polymer everolimus-eluting stent at 12 months in…