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Cardiology Today's Intervention top 5 articles from VIVA 17

October 4, 2017

From Sept. 11 to Sept. 15, 2017, VIVA Physicians held its annual conference in Las Vegas.

Cardiology Today’s Intervention provided onsite coverage and interviewed a number of experts on the event’s most important presentations and compiled a list of the top presentations from the conference, including percutaneous vs. surgical cutdown for access-site closure, the benefits of a drug-coated balloon in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulae lesions, the results of the ILLUMENATE trial, benefits of a peripheral drug-eluting stent, the 2-year outcomes of the IN.PACT Global trial, and much more.

In the Journals

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 reduced rates of…
Meeting News

DCB beneficial in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulae lesions

September 13, 2017
LAS VEGAS — In patients with dysfunctional hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulae, adding a drug-coated balloon to treatment with percutaneous transluminal…
FDA News

DCB approved to treat lesions in dialysis fistulae

September 1, 2017
C.R. Bard announced that the FDA has approved a new indication for its drug-coated balloon to treat patients with end-stage renal disease who have stenotic lesions in…
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