Interventional Cardiology

The Time is Now: Sex Disparities Persist in Ischemic Heart Disease

The Time is Now: Sex Disparities Persist in Ischemic Heart Disease

Women have worse health outcomes before and after non-primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as compared to men, a recent large, multi-site study found.1 Cardiovascular...
Cardio Round-Up: Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa; TAVR Disparities in Distressed Locations

Cardio Round-Up: Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa, TAVR Disparities in Distressed Locations; and More

Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa: Wire Behavior and Location Hady Lichaa, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM, RPVI, is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee...
Areas with Greater Socioeconomic Distress and Black or Hispanic Patients Get Less TAVR

Areas with Greater Socioeconomic Distress and Black or Hispanic Patients Get Less TAVR

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) both lengthens and improves the quality of life in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. Researchers found race, ethnicity,...
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Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa: The Distal Superficial Femoral Artery (SFA) Stick

In this edition of Practice Tips, Dr. Lichaa looks at the importance of the distal superficial artery (SFA) stick in end-stage patients with critical...
Transaxillary Approach With Prosthetic Conduit in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Transaxillary Approach With Prosthetic Conduit in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

The left subclavian artery (LSA) is an alternative access path for patients with severe peripheral artery disease (PAD), though it is not frequently used....
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Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa: Conus Branch Significance

In this edition of Practice Tips, Dr. Lichaa highlights the importance of the conus branch and how it could be helpful in a number...
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Practice Tips with Dr. Lichaa: The Buddy Wire Paradox

In this edition of Practice Tips, Dr. Hady Lichaa gives tips on dealing with very tortuous vessels using an additional wire, as well as...

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