Meeting Coverage


Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Paclitaxel Devices Safe in PAD In Medicare Data Beyond 3 Years

SAFE-PAD study update doesn't support excess mortality risk

SCAI letters over convention center

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Chronic Total Occlusion PCI Is Getting Safer -- At Least Until the Pandemic

Registry illuminates trends in success, complications

May 21, 2022
No-Implant Shunt Eases HF Symptoms in Early Data

Quality of life consistently improved across first-in-man studies

May 20, 2022
Harmony Pulmonary Valves 'Behaving' at 1 Year

Pooled study data show no mortality, favorable clinical outcomes

May 20, 2022
Lithotripsy Advantage in Calcified Peripheral Vessels Holds Up at 1 Year

Disrupt PAD III trial extends superiority over percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

May 19, 2022
Distal Radial Artery PCI Access Doesn't Hurt the Hand

Randomized trial answers questions on grip, pinch, and other hand outcomes

May 19, 2022
PFO Closure Guidelines Address Older Adults, Trial-Excluded Groups

Document acknowledges skimpy evidence

May 19, 2022
Business as Usual at Some Cath Labs, But Providers Still On Guard

Cautious optimism as some appear to come out the other side of the global pandemic

May 1, 2021
Low Radiation Possible During Cardiac Cath in Children

NYC center reports encouraging results with ALARA radiation protocol

April 30, 2021
Endocarditis After Low-Risk TAVR: Different Trajectory, Problem Organisms

Low-risk patients "not immune" to rare infection, LRT studies show

April 30, 2021
Shifting PCI Procedures to Outpatient Centers: Safety First?

Do benefits in efficiency, cost reduction outweigh risks?

April 29, 2021
Heart Pump Protocol Makes a Dent in Cardiogenic Shock Mortality

NCSI algorithm includes early hemodynamic support

April 29, 2021
Cath Lab Team 'Not Off the Hook' for Racial Disparities in Medicine

Interventional cardiology leader suggests concrete actions for colleagues

April 28, 2021
Study: No Need to Fast Before Catheterization

Randomized trial says the standard NPO orders might not be necessary

May 14, 2020
Thrombectomy Takes Away Need for Lytics in PE

Favorable results with FlowTriever system in FLARE study

April 30, 2018