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Aspiration-based extraction technique beneficial for AF, peripheral arterial occlusions

March 11, 2019
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Patients with atrial fibrillation experienced good outcomes after treatment with an aspiration-based extraction technique…

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Potentially harmful radiation doses occur in 1 of 14 PAD procedures

March 6, 2019
One in 14 patients who undergoes endovascular intervention for lower-extremity peripheral artery disease receives a radiation dose large enough to…

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Paclitaxel-coated balloon effective in peripheral CTOs at 1 year

March 5, 2019
A paclitaxel-coated balloon treated peripheral chronic total occlusions safely and effectively at 1 year, according to new data from the IN.PACT…

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Preliminary FDA analysis finds paclitaxel-related mortality signal

March 4, 2019
An FDA official announced at a special meeting that the agency’s preliminary analysis of the possible link between paclitaxel-coated devices…

Top intervention news of February: DAPT duration, paclitaxel controversy updates and more

March 3, 2019
Cardiology Today’s Intervention and Healio Intervention compiled a list of the most-read intervention articles posted in February. This month…

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PES not tied to 2-year mortality risk in real-world population

March 1, 2019
In a retrospective analysis of CMS beneficiaries with peripheral artery disease followed for 2 years, paclitaxel-eluting stents were not associated…

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Lesion morphology predicts complications in balloon pulmonary angioplasty for CTEPH

February 27, 2019
Lesion morphology was the only independent predictor of complications in balloon pulmonary angioplasty procedures to treat chronic thromboembolic…

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Motivational interviewing fails to raise walking distance in black adults with PAD

February 22, 2019
Motivational interviewing was not effective in improving walking distance for black adults with peripheral artery disease in either 6- or 12-month…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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RESCUE: Thoracic stent graft system safe, effective for blunt aortic injury

February 13, 2019
Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with a thoracic stent graft was safe and effective at 5 years in patients with blunt thoracic aortic injury…

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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…

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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…

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VIDEO: ‘Next level of education’ offered at ISET

February 8, 2019
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Bringing together health care professionals across multiple specialties, the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy…

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VIDEO: Paclitaxel, CLI epidemic among hottest topics at ISET

February 6, 2019
The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy featured a number of pressing topics, including the paclitaxel mortality controversy and novel…


How to improve representation of women in device trials

February 6, 2019
Underrepresentation of women in clinical trials evaluating CV devices has been a persistent problem, but a multipronged approach coupled with…

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Patient focus, interdisciplinary collaboration key when building a CLI team

February 5, 2019
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A focus on patient-centered treatment and interdisciplinary collaboration is crucial to the success of a

Top intervention news from January: Paclitaxel update, pediatric closure device approved and more

February 5, 2019
Cardiology Today’s Intervention and Healio Intervention compiled a list of the most-read articles posted in January. This month, our readers…