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EuroPCR 2017: Head-to-head study validates consistent performance of FFR microcatheter

ACIST Medical Systems announced results from the ACIST-FFR study (Assessment of catheter-based interrogation and standard techniques for fractional flow reserve measurement), which demonstrated—a press...

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The need to determine the relevance of stent malapposition

Despite a constant evolution in stent/scaffold design, stent failure is still perceived as a clinical problem. The process of drug-eluting stent struts thinning that...

The role of nurses in ensuring a patient-focused TAVI service

Preadmission clinics for patients awaiting elective procedures or surgery are not a new concept. Over the years, several studies have highlighted the multiple benefits...

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At JIM 2017 (9-11 February, Milan, Italy), we spoke to Bernardo Cortese (Interventional Cardiology, A.O. Fatebenefratelli, Milano, Italy) about how he uses bioresorbable scaffolds in clinical practice and what he thinks of the ABSORB II three-year results. This interview took...


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