Cardiovascular News Issue 45 – May 2017 US edition

The top story this issue (45; May 2017) reviews whether iFR, following the results of DEFINE-FLAIR and SWEDEHEART, is set to become the new...

Cardiovascular News Issue 45 – May 2017

The top story this issue (45; May 2017) reviews whether iFR, following the results of DEFINE-FLAIR and SWEDEHEART, is set to become the new...

Cardiovascular News Issue 44 – February 2017 US edition

In Issue 44 (February 2017), we review why EXCEL and NOBLE had such different findings for left main PCI, the three-year outcomes of the ABSORB...

Cardiovascular News Issue 44 – February 2017

In Issue 44 (February 2017), we review why EXCEL and NOBLE had such different findings for left main PCI, the three-year outcomes of the ABSORB...

Cardiovascular News Issue 43 – November 2016 US Edition

Highlights: Lower revascularisation rate means drug-eluting stents are still preferred despite no long-term survival benefit; Optical coherence tomography significantly improves functional outcomes after PCI;...

Cardiovascular News Issue 43 – November 2016

Highlights: Lower revascularisation rate means drug-eluting stents are still preferred despite no long-term survival benefit; Optical coherence tomography significantly improves functional outcomes after PCI;...

Cardiovascular News Issue 42 – August 2016 US Edition

Highlights: Study indicates signal for valve degeneration in TAVI patients by eight years; Absorb now available in the USA following FDA approval; Profile of Philip...

Cardiovascular News Issue 42 – August 2016

Highlights: Study indicates signal for valve degeneration in TAVI patients by eight years; Absorb now available in the USA following FDA approval; Profile of Philip...

Cardiovascular News Issue 41 – May 2016

Highlights - TAVI with Sapien 3 may be better than surgery for intermediate-risk patients; Deferred stenting in STEMI patients does not improve outcomes; Usman...

Cardiovascular News Issue 41 – May 2016 US Edition

Highlights - TAVI with Sapien 3 may be better than surgery for intermediate-risk patients; Deferred stenting in STEMI patients does not improve outcomes; Usman...

Cardiovascular News Issue 40 – February 2016 US Edition

Highlights - ABSORB III supports previous findings that Absorb is noninferior to Xience at one year; IVUS-guided stent implantation significantly reduces risk of major...

Cardiovascular News Issue 40 – February 2016

Highlights - ABSORB III supports previous findings that Absorb is noninferior to Xience at one year; IVUS-guided stent implantation significantly reduces risk of major...

Cardiovascular News Issue 39 – October 2015

Highlights - Novel diagnostic strategy may "dramatically reduce need for invasive tests"; New tools needed for optimising dual antiplatelet therapy duration; Marco Roffi on...

Cardiovascular News Issue 39 – October 2015 US edition

Highlights - Novel diagnostic strategy may "dramatically reduce need for invasive tests"; New tools needed for optimising dual antiplatelet therapy duration; Marco Roffi on...

Cardiovascular News Issue 38 – August 2015

Highlights: -Sapien XT and CoreValve have comparable mortality at one year -Current recommendations on multivessel PCI may need to be reconsidered -Maciej Lesiak: PCI...

Cardiovascular News Issue 38 – August 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -Sapien XT and CoreValve have comparable mortality at one year -Current recommendations on multivessel PCI may need to be reconsidered -Maciej Lesiak: PCI...

Cardiovascular News Issue 37 – May 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -In BEST, surgery is still top option for multivessel disease -Two-year data "suggest CoreValve should be preferred option for high-risk patients" -Wayne Batchelor:...

Cardiovascular News Issue 37 – May 2015

Highlights: -In BEST, surgery is still top option for multivessel disease -Two-year data "suggest CoreValve should be preferred option for high-risk patients" -Wayne Batchelor:...

Cardiovascular News Issue 36 – February 2015

Highlights: -More data needed for routine use of TAVI in lower risk patients -First randomised trial of Absorb indicates device has similar one-year clinical...

Cardiovascular News Issue 36 – February 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -More data needed for routine use of TAVI in lower risk patients -First randomised trial of Absorb indicates device has similar one-year clinical...

Cardiovascular News Issue 35 – September 2014

Highlights: -European guidelines lower duration of dual antiplatelet therapy to six months or less -Fractional flow reserve is safe and feasible in NSTEMI patients...

Cardiovascular News Issue 35 – September 2014 US Edition

Highlights: -European guidelines lower duration of dual antiplatelet therapy to six months or less -Fractional flow reserve is safe and feasible in NSTEMI patients...

Cardiovascular News Issue 34 – August 2014

Highlights: -Staged intervention is right way to treat STEMI patients with multivessel disease -No incidences of severe paravalvular leak with next-generation TAVI devices -Robert...

Cardiovascular News Issue 34 – August 2014 US Edition

Highlights: -Staged intervention is right way to treat STEMI patients with multivessel disease -No incidences of severe paravalvular leak with next-generation TAVI devices -Robert...

Cardiovascular News Issue 33 – May 2014

Highlights: - Renal denervation comes to a "grinding halt" but studies will continue - One-year survival is significantly better with self-expanding TAVI device than...

Cardiovascular News Issue 33 – May 2014 US Edition

Highlights: - Renal denervation comes to a "grinding halt" but studies will continue - One-year survival is significantly better with self-expanding TAVI device than...

Cardiovascular News Issue 32 – February 2014

Highlights: -Major setback for renal denervation -Long-term dual antiplatelet therapy may not always be needed -The use of vascular robotic systems for PCI, by...

Cardiovascular News Issue 32 – February 2014 US Edition

Highlights: -Major setback for renal denervation -Long-term dual antiplatelet therapy may not always be needed -The use of vascular robotic systems for PCI, by...

Cardiovascular News Issue 31 – October 2013

Highlights: -Preventative angioplasty in non-infarct arteries benefits STEMI patients -PCI and bypass graft surgery: Which intervention and in whom? -Unilateral renal denervation may be...

Cardiovascular News Issue 31 – October 2013 US Edition

Highlights: -Preventative angioplasty in non-infarct arteries benefits STEMI patients -PCI and bypass graft surgery: Which intervention and in whom? -Unilateral renal denervation may be...

Cardiovascular News issue 30 – August 2013

Highlights: -Six to 12 months is the right timeframe for dual antiplatelet therapy-Questions raised about bivalirudin's superiority over heparin-How to negotiate tortuous arteries in...

Cardiovascular News issue 30 – August 2013 US edition

Highlights: -Six to 12 months is the right timeframe for dual antiplatelet therapy-Questions raised about bivalirudin's superiority over heparin-How to negotiate tortuous arteries in...

Cardiovascular News issue 29 – May 2013

Highlights: Cangrelor significantly reduces ischaemic events compared with clopidogrel; transcatheter aortic valve still works after three years in high-risk patients; novel drug could reduce...

Cardiovascular News issue 29 – May 2013 US edition

Highlights: Cangrelor significantly reduces ischaemic events compared with clopidogrel; transcatheter aortic valve still works after three years in high-risk patients; novel drug could reduce...

Cardiovascular News Issue 27 – October 2012 US edition

Highlights: -TRILOGY-ACS shows no advantage for prasugrel over clopidogrel -Renal denervation may be cost-effective for resistant hypertension -German registry shows TAVI restricted to high-risk patients and with...

Cardiovascular News Issue 27 – October 2012

Highlights: -TRILOGY-ACS shows no advantage for prasugrel over clopidogrel -Renal denervation may be cost-effective for resistant hypertension -German registry shows TAVI restricted to high-risk patients and with...

Cardiovascular News Issue 26 – August 2012 US edition

Highlights: -The future of renal denervation rests on selecting the right patient -FAME II trial preliminary results show FFR-guided angioplasty superior to medical therapy...

Cardiovascular News Issue 26 – August 2012

Highlights: -The future of renal denervation rests on selecting the right patient -FAME II trial preliminary results show FFR-guided angioplasty superior to medical therapy...

Cardiovascular News Issue 25 – May 2012

Highlights: -TAVI as effective as surgery in high-risk patients at two years -Sustained blood pressure reduction achieved with renal denervation out to three years...

Cardiovascular News Issue 24 – February 2012 EU edition

Highlights: -iFR vasodilator-free measure of stenosis severity comparable to FFR -PARTNER A: Transfemoral TAVI improves quality of life, costs vs. surgery -MRI safe in patients with selected...

Cardiovascular News Issue 24 – February 2012 US edition

Highlights: -iFR vasodilator-free measure of stenosis severity comparable to FFR -PARTNER A: Transfemoral TAVI improves quality of life, costs vs. surgery -MRI safe in patients with selected...

Cardiovascular News Issue 23 – November 2011

Highlights: -Lower thrombosis risk with newer generation drug-eluting stents -Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation does not appear to provide benefit -"Prasugrel or ticagrelor should be administered to patients at...

Cardiovascular News Issue 22 – August 2011

Highlights: -FFR-CT technique can cut unnecessary coronary procedures -"TAVI should be performed with cerebral protection" -Pioneer of interventional cardiology in China receives Ethica Award 2011 -Profile: Martyn Thomas http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/Cardiovascular-News-22.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 21 – May 2011

Highlights: -PARTNER find TAVI as good as surgery -Absorb shows positive one-year safety and efficacy results -Profile: Ralph Brindis http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/Cardiovascular-News-21.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 20 – Feb 2011

Highlights - New absorbable stent era begins - TAVI improves quality of life in inoperable patients - Profile: Roberto Ferrari http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/Cardiovascular-News-20.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 19 – Sept 2010

Highlights - ESC sees SHIFT in heart failure treatment - FDA advisory committe recommends approval of tricagrelor for acute coronary syndromes - Interview - George Dangas - New...

Cardiovascular News Issue 18 – Jul 2010

Highlights - "Encouraging" TAVI results in high-risk patients - Bioresorbable stent one step closer to becoming reality - Profile: Josep Brugada http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/18-Cardiovascular-Int_low-res.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 17 – Apr 2010

Highlights - NO ACCORDance on role of fibrates - Cypher versus ENDEAVOR trial results cause stir - Profile: Christopher Paul Cannon http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/17-Cardiovascular-News_for-Web.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 16 – Jan 2010

Highlights - Controversy surrounds long-term lipid lowering therapy - SPIRIT IV and COMPARE trials show positive results - Profile: Alfredo Galassi http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/16-Cardiovascular-News_for-Web.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 15 – Sep 2009

Highlights - New drugs steal the spotlight at the ESC Congress - SYNTAX at two years: Comparable outcomes for stenting and bypass surgery in complex patients -...

Cardiovascular News Issue 14 – Aug 2009

Highlights - Drug-eluting stents "warranted" for infarction - Syntax Score website: A tool for the best strategy - Profile: Silvia Priori http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/Cardiovascular-News-14.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 13 – May 2009

Highlights - Percutaneous mitral valve repair takes off - Antiplatelet agent prasugrel receives CE mark - Profile: Christian Hamm http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/Cardiovascular-News-13.pdf  

Cardiovascular News Issue 12 – Jan 2009

Highlights - JUPITER: reduced events in patients with low LDL cholesterol, raised CRP - FFR-guided stenting improves outcomes with fewer devices in the FAME trial http://o6xux43a6gs4eidym2svvhon-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/Cardiovascular-News-12.pdf

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