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Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Treatment of Unprotected Left Main Stenosis (NOBLE): A Prospective, Randomised, Open-Label, Non-Inferiority Trial
January 10, 2020
January 7, 2020
Dr Om Prakesh Yadava and Professor Vinayak Bapat discuss transcatheter approaches and sutureless valves implanted by minimally invasive approaches.
Carotid Versus Femoral Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Propensity Score Inverse Probability Weighting Study
January 3, 2020
The authors aimed to analyze the outcome of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) via carotid arteries. Included are more than 10,000 patients. The study showed a similar two-year outcome regardless of access. Transcarotid TAVI was associated with higher risk of stroke but lower rate of access site complications.
December 4, 2019
Succinct commentary on the challenge of vascular access in ECMO circuits on the occasion of a manuscript on a novel design of a multi-access adaptor.
November 22, 2019
Puzzling subgroup from the GALILEO trial, which appears in the same issue of the periodical as an article that discredits the use of rivaroxaban as thromboprevention strategy :
November 7, 2019
Data from the PARTNER trials were assessed regarding post-procedural prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement. The timing and rates of PVE were similar between the groups, and they had a similar high mortality.
October 29, 2019
In this intraoperative video, the authors demonstrate the principles of the BASILICA technique in an instance where redo-surgical aortic valve replacement was the appropriate management strategy.
October 17, 2019
Filmed at the STS Structural Heart Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, David Fullerton moderates a discussion on surgical training for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Transcatheter or Surgical Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation in Elderly Patients: A Propensity-Weighted Analysis
October 6, 2019
The authors address appropriate use of the transcatheter clip to treat degenerative mitral regurgitation in elderly low to moderate risk patients.
Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Degenerated Surgical Prosthesis: What Does the Science Say in 2019?
September 4, 2019
E. Murat Tuzcu of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and Ourania Preventza of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, discuss valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement versus redo surgical aortic valve replacement.