In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in cardiology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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PCI comparable to CABG in left main CAD treatment

September 22, 2017
Although CABG has been the standard therapy for patients with left main coronary artery stenosis, new data suggest that PCI with drug-eluting stents…
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ACC, AHA update guidelines for treating MI

September 21, 2017
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have released updated clinical performance and quality measures to benchmark…
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Device treatment effects of BVS, EES consistent in men, women with CAD

September 20, 2017
Two-year clinical outcomes were consistent among women and men treated with a bioresorbable vascular scaffold or everolimus-eluting stent, despite…
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FANTOM II: BVS effective in noncomplex CAD treatment at 6 months

September 19, 2017
A novel coronary bioresorbable vascular scaffold showed favorable outcomes at 6 months, according to results published in JACC: Cardiovascular
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CAS, endarterectomy reduced stroke in Medicare beneficiaries

September 19, 2017
The number of patients who had a stroke after carotid artery stenting or carotid endarterectomy declined over time, according to an analysis…
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Closed-loop system reduces kidney injury rate in CV interventional procedures

September 18, 2017
In moderate- to high-risk patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing cardiac interventional procedures, a closed-loop system significantly…
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Three new studies show benefit of PFO closure on reduced risk for recurrent stroke

September 13, 2017
New data from the CLOSE, REDUCE and RESPECT trials demonstrated a lower rate of recurrent ischemic stroke after patent foramen ovale closure compared…
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Full transradial approach feasible in CTO PCI

September 11, 2017
A fully transradial approach for patients undergoing PCI for chronic total occlusion is a safe and effective alternative to a transfemoral approach…
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Conscious sedation linked to lower mortality vs. general anesthesia in TAVR

September 7, 2017
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement with conscious sedation was linked to shorter length of stay and lower in-hospital and 30-day mortality vs…
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Balloon aortic valvuloplasty safe, effective in treating congenital aortic stenosis

September 7, 2017
Balloon aortic valvuloplasty for treatment of congenital aortic stenosis was associated with low rates of mortality and adverse events, according to…
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