A higher volume of mitral valve repair procedures is associated with lower mortality rates

US national hospital- and surgeon-level inverse volume–outcome associations were observed for 30-day and one-year mortality after mitral valve surgery for primary mitral regurgitation, according...

Morning exercise is the key to a good night’s sleep after heart bypass surgery

Patients who have trouble sleeping after heart bypass surgery should go for a morning walk, according to research presented on ACNAP Essentials 4 You,...

Carag Bioresorbable Septal Occluder approved for US IDE trial

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval has been granted for the Carag Bioresorbable Septal Occluder (CBSO). The CE-marked CBSO is...

PCR e-Course 2020: Two-year outcomes of deferred revascularisation based on FFR or iFR measurements...

Mid-term data continue to show non-inferiority of resting instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) when tested against hyperaemic fractional flow reserve (FFR), said Javier Escaned (Hospital...

Vinod Thourani

Nicolas van Mieghem

Nicolas van Mieghem

Ehtisham Mahmud

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