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In left main coronary bifurcation lesions, one-stent, newer DES optimal

November 20, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Left main coronary bifurcation intervention with drug-eluting stent implantation showed long-term feasibility, especially with the current-generation DES, according to a presentation at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

The study also showed that clinical benefits were higher among patients treated with a one-stent strategy vs. a two-stent strategy of early-generation DES or current-generation DES.

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New-generation DES may reduce risk for TLR, stent thrombosis in older women

November 20, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Older women who underwent PCI with a new-generation drug-eluting stent had reduced risk for target lesion revascularization and stent thrombosis…
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RE-DUAL PCI: Dual therapy beneficial in all subgroups in PCI with AF

November 17, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Patients with atrial fibrillation who underwent PCI and were treated with dual therapy — dabigatran plus a P2Y12 inhibitor — had…
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VIDEO: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, highlights interventional updates at AHA 2017

November 14, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — In this video exclusive, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, provides his perspective on five trials presented at the American Heart Association…
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The Take Home: EuroPCR

Cardiology Today's Intervention, July/August 2017
EuroPCR, held in Paris from May 16 to May 19, featured numerous presentations highlighting the latest research in…
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VIDEO: Disappointments, concerns stem from DECISION-CTO trial results

April 13, 2017
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RE-DUAL PCI: Dual therapy beneficial in all subgroups in PCI with AF

November 17, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Patients with atrial fibrillation who underwent PCI and were treated with dual therapy —…
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