Interventional Cardiology

Implant Depth in TAVR Procedures Influences Outcomes Reporting

Implantation Depth in TAVR Procedures Influences Outcomes Reporting: Study

Optimal implant depth (OID) during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) occurs about a third of the time, a new study indicates. The authors, seeking to...
ECPR Linked With Preserved Neurological Functions in Some Patients

Extracorporreal CPR Linked With Preserved Neurological Functions in Some Patients: CRITICAL Study

Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) may be a viable option for patients who do not respond to traditional CPR, a new analysis suggests. "Standard CPR uses...
Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin Lowers Vs. Aspirin Alone in Those With Prior PCI

COMPASS-PCI: Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin Lowers MACE Better Than Aspirin Alone in Those With Prior...

Highlights The COMPASS trial showed that dual pathway inhibition with rivaroxaban plus aspirin was better at reducing major cardiovascular endpoints than aspirin alone. This...

Dual Therapy Beats Triple Therapy for Bleeding in AFib Patients After PCI: Analysis

Highlights Researchers compared almost 8,000 patients from four studies for safety and efficacy of dual vs. triple therapy in AFib after PCI. Dual therapy...
Tricuspid Valve Implantation via Femoral Access Achieved For First Time

Tricuspid Valve Implantation via Femoral Access Achieved For First Time

Highlights A surgical team successfully implanted a tricusipid using femoral access in a less invasive procedure than surgery. The patient reported improved NYHA functional...
AI Algorithm Detects Mitral Regurgitation Using Electrocardiography

Artificial Intelligence Algorithm Useful For Detecting Mitral Regurgitation Using Electrocardiography

A novel validated artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm helps to detect mitral regurgitation using electrocardiography, according to new analysis results. "Screening and early diagnosis of mitral...
Cardio Round-up: Robotics for Endovascular, Blood Pressure Apps, and More

Cardio Round-up: Robotics for Endovascular, Blood Pressure Apps, and More

This weeks Round-up includes an interview with Dr. Pascal Jabbour on his robotics study, as well as an initial study of apps for systolic...

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