Intravascular lithotripsy: A novel technology for treating calcified coronary stenoses

Intravascular lithotripsy, or IVL (Shockwave), is a novel procedure that is designed to deliver localised pulsatile sonic pressure waves, modifying calcified lesions in a...

Determining valve durability in the era of TAVI

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has progressed from being a procedure that was solely reserved for patients who were too high risk for surgery...

ADVERTORIAL: “All patients” should receive cerebral protection when undergoing TAVI procedures

Data indicate that patients who undergo TAVI with the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (Claret Medical) have a significantly higher rate of stroke-free survival than...

Team-centred approach is best way of determining need for PFO closure

A meta-analysis, published in The American Journal of Medicine, provides further evidence that percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) in patients with recent...

Justin Davies

Francesco Maisano

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