Atherectomy is an important tool for optimising results of PCI in calcified lesions

Evan Shlofmitz (Northwell Health, Manhasset, USA) presented the results of the COAP-PCI (Clinical outcomes of atherectomy prior to percutaneous coronary intervention) study at Cardiovascular...

The implications of ABSORB II three-year results for the future of bioresorbable scaffolds

The idea of a fully bioresorbable scaffold is attractive as the need for mechanical support for the healing artery after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...

Procedural complexity should be considered when deciding duration of dual antiplatelet therapy

Gennaro Giustino and others report in the Journal of American College of Cardiology that—alongside other established risk factors—procedural complexity “is an important parameter to...

Understanding and managing functional tricuspid regurgitation

Functional tricuspid regurgitation is increasingly recognised as an important clinical condition for which surgical repair is being applied.1 It primarily arises from left heart...

Rebecca Hahn

Ran Kornowski

Philip Urban