Patients benefit from participating in clinical trials

With our population rapidly ageing and improvements in care in other conditions—enabling people to live longer—cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide....

Bicuspid aortic stenosis: TAVI’s next challenge

Most of the initial registries, and the large randomised trials, for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) excluded patients with bicuspid aortic valves. The presence...

EuroPCR 2017: PCI outperforms medical management for treatment of chronic total occlusions

According to a study presented at EuroPCR (16–19 May, Paris, France), compared with optimal medical therapy alone, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) significantly improves the...

Ruby anniversary: Peculiarities about the world’s first PCI

On 16 September 1977, Bernhard Meier helped Andreas Grüntzig to perform the world’s first in-human coronary angioplasty procedure. In this commentary, he reviews the...

Vinayak Bapat

Rebecca Hahn

Ran Kornowski