In the Journals

Team-based health care improves patient outcomes, physician well-being

September 18, 2018
Implementing optimal team-based health care is associated with improvements in patient outcomes, the efficiency of care and the well-being and…
Cover Story

Sidebar: The Psychology of Coronary Physiology

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
In a recent study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, researchers found that the most frequently cited reason for avoiding use of…
The Big Picture

The Evolution of TAVR From a High-Risk Procedure to Standard of Care

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
Michael J. Mack, MD, FACC
The evidence base for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States is now extensive. Randomized controlled trials have been conducted…
Cutting Edge

The Challenge of Large Bore Occlusive Sheath Management: Strategies for Success

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
Amir Kaki, MD; M. Chadi Alraies, MD; Theodore Schreiber, MD
Despite recent increased adaptation of smaller catheters and radial access for coronary interventions, new transcatheter procedures such as…
TCT Preview

TCT 2018: Reflecting on 30 Years of Innovation

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
At this year’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, being held Sept. 21 to 25 in San Diego, attendees will hear the results of…
Cover Story

One Step Further

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
Angiography alone can likely determine whether revascularization is necessary in patients with severe coronary artery stenoses, but for those in whom…
TCT Preview

Late-Breaking Trials

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
TCT will feature 15 Late-Breaking Trials on a number of different topics in intervention. Issues being addressed at the conference include…
TCT Preview

Late-Breaking Clinical Science

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
This year, TCT will feature 12 Late-Breaking Clinical Science presentations spanning the spectrum of intervention. The topics to be addressed include…
CTO Corner

CTO Education: Planning for 2019

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD
Chronic total occlusion PCI continues to rapidly evolve. One of the best ways to keep up — or go ahead — with new techniques, equipment…
TCT Preview

Ask the Experts: What Are You Most Looking Forward to at TCT 2018?

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
Cardiology Today’s Intervention asked several interventional cardiologists to reveal which presentations they are most anticipating at TCT…
Commentary

A New View: Invasive Assessment of Coronary Artery Lesions

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
In this issue of Cardiology Today’s Intervention, we are lucky to have a deep dive on invasive assessment of coronary artery lesions using…
5 Questions with Dr. Bhatt

A Conversation With Ajay Kirtane, MD, SM

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2018
For this issue, Dr. Bhatt talks with Cardiology Today’s Intervention Editorial Board Member Ajay Kirtane, MD, SM, chief academic officer at…
In the Journals

Burnout frequency varies by specialty, but exact prevalence unclear

September 18, 2018
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret were common among U.S. resident physicians, but differed substantially by clinical specialty, according…
In the Journals

Nicotine replacement therapy safe for smokers hospitalized with CHD

September 18, 2018
The short-term use of nicotine replacement therapy among smokers hospitalized for CHD did not affect rates of mortality, length of stay or 1-month…
In the Journals

Toxic metals increase risk for CVD, CHD

September 18, 2018
The risk for CVD and CHD increased with exposure to lead, arsenic, copper and cadmium, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published…
In the Journals

Societies set guidelines for acute ischemic stroke interventions

September 18, 2018
Thirteen neurointerventional societies set guidelines for centers providing acute ischemic stroke interventions, including volume thresholds. Level…
Meeting News

Biodegradable stents, bioresorbable scaffolds reduce risk for TLF

September 18, 2018
MUNICH — Results from three studies presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress found that biodegradable stents and bioresorbable…
Feature

Cardiologists react to new Apple Watch ECG capabilities

September 18, 2018
Upon Apple’s announcement on Sept. 12 that the redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 will feature an electrical heart rate sensor that can take an…
In the Journals

Drug prices rise twice as fast during shortages

September 17, 2018
During a shortage, drug prices increase two times as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage, according to findings published in…
Meeting News

Irbesartan slows aortic root dilatation in Marfan syndrome

September 17, 2018
MUNICH — Irbesartan in standard doses is linked to a significant decrease in the rate of aortic dilatation in patients with Marfan syndrome…
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