Meeting News

Small increase in physical activity prevents cancer, diabetes, CVD in OA patients

November 20, 2018
CHICAGO — A recent mathematical modeling analysis revealed that a modest increase in physical activity among patients with knee osteoarthritis…
Meeting News

High caloric intake late in day may increase CV risk in Hispanic, Latino adults

November 20, 2018
CHICAGO — Eating high-caloric meals after 6 p.m. could lead to an increased risk for hypertension and prediabetes among Hispanic and Latino…
FDA News

FDA issues alert regarding Pharm D Solutions products

November 20, 2018
The FDA announced today, that due to a lack of sterility assurance, it is alerting health care professionals and patients not to use drug products…
Meeting News

Cardiac arrest-induced PTSD ups risk for death, major CV events

November 20, 2018
CHICAGO — Patients who exhibit signs of posttraumatic stress disorder after cardiac arrest are nearly three times as likely to die or…
Meeting News

Aspirin use may not lower risk for MI, stroke in CKD

November 20, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Use of aspirin in patients with chronic kidney disease was not associated with reduced odds of nonfatal myocardial infarction…
In the Journals

Boston Scientific reaches agreement to acquire BTG

November 20, 2018
Boston Scientific announced it has reached an agreement regarding a recommended offer to acquire BTG plc, which develops and makes products to treat…
Meeting NewsPerspective

T-TIME: Alteplase during PCI fails to reduce microvascular obstruction

November 20, 2018
CHICAGO — Intracoronary alteplase administered during primary PCI for STEMI does not reduce microvascular obstruction, according to results of…
Commentary

Venous Intervention: An Area of Rapid Growth

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
In this November/December issue of Cardiology Today’s Intervention, we cover one of the fastest-moving areas in endovascular intervention…
The Take Home

The Take Home: SVS

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
Vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists and a wide variety of other health care professionals turned out for the…
The Take Home

The Take Home: ESC

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
Cardiology Today’s Intervention was onsite in Munich for the European Society of Cardiology Congress from Aug. 25 to 29. This year’s…
Feature

Revisiting the Two-Surgeon Rule for TAVR

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
More than 15 years after the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement, the need to have two cardiac surgeons sign off on every procedure may now…

Innovation Spotlight

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
Advanced Bifurcation Systems announced that it has filed a pre-submission with the FDA to define its clinical pathway leading to a PMA for its new…
PAD in Focus

Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease: Open vs. Endovascular Approach

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
Jessica M. Titus, MD
The manifestation of peripheral vascular disease in the aortoiliac segment is common, and thus its management is a frequent part of the day-to-day…
Cover Story

A Moving Target

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
The proliferation of novel catheter-directed therapies for pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis has spurred rapid development in the treatment…
5 Questions with Dr. Bhatt

A Conversation with Anthony A. Bavry, MD, MPH

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
For this issue, Dr. Bhatt talks with Cardiology Today’s Intervention Editorial Board Member Anthony A. Bavry, MD, MPH, associate professor of…
FDA News

FDA allows qualified health claims for CV benefits of certain edible oils

November 19, 2018
The FDA announced that it will allow manufacturers of edible oils containing at least 70% oleic acid to make qualified health claims that their…
In the Journals

DES superior to BMS in patients with 1 month of DAPT

November 19, 2018
In a meta-analysis of three trials of patients who received 1 month of dual antiplatelet therapy after PCI, drug-eluting stents were superior to…
In the Journals Plus

Metabolic syndrome increases CV risk in prediabetes

November 19, 2018
Metabolic syndrome increases the risk for major cardiovascular events in Chinese adults with prediabetes, according to findings published in the…
Meeting News

Cumulative psychological stress may increase diabetes risk in women

November 19, 2018
CHICAGO — Cumulative psychological stress was associated with incident diabetes independent of traditional CVD risk factors, according to…
Meeting News

Higher free thyroxine levels within normal range confer elevated AF risk

November 19, 2018
CHICAGO — Patients with elevated free thyroxine levels — still within what is considered the normal range — may be at greater risk…
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