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Without additional long-term and patient-level data, Katsanos et al’s conclusion is premature

By Thomas Zeller The Katsanos et al meta-analysis reports an increased risk of mortality beyond one year across randomised studies of paclitaxel-coated balloons (DCB) and...

The first 60 years of cardiac pacing

Sixty years ago, the first pacemaker implant was made in Stockholm, Sweden (Senning & Elmqvist) on 8 October 1958. The patient had atrioventricular block...

TAVI-proof procedures and device designs

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is now a well-established treatment for aortic stenosis and is approved as an alternative to surgical aortic valve replacement...

Orsiro may be the new benchmark for comparison in drug-eluting stent trials

At the 2018 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting (21–25 September, San Diego, USA), David Kandzari (Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, USA) presented the two-year results...

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