Tag: CABG

JIM 2020: Weigh up early and late events in EXCEL to...

Gregg W Stone (Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, USA) addressed the EXCEL controversy today at the Joint Interventional Meeting (JIM 2020;...

CABG shows 10-year benefit over PCI in left main patients with...

Extended 10-year follow-up has demonstrated that in patients with a high SYNTAX score undergoing left main coronary artery (LMCA) revascularisation there is a clear...

STS 2020: Enhanced surgical recovery protocols will allow safe three-day discharge

Patients discharged three days after open heart surgery are not at increased risk of complications, an analysis of discharge patterns has shown. S Chris...

EXCEL finds repeat revascularisations following both CABG and PCI lead to...

A secondary analysis of repeat revascularisation in the EXCEL trial has found that it was associated with increased mortality after both percutaneous coronary intervention...
Corresponding author Evald Hoj Christiansen

NOBLE finds PCI inferior to CABG at five years in left...

Five-year data from the NOBLE trial have confirmed its earlier findings that in patients with unprotected left main coronary disease the risk of major...

TAVI is increasingly seen as the preferred approach for aortic valve...

A review of the trends in the use and propensity-matched analysis of in-hospital outcomes, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, indicates that the number of...

Rome hospital to participate in European DuraGraft registry

The European Hospital in Rome has become the first site in Italy to participate in the DuraGraft European Registry clinical trial. The registry will...

New-onset atrial fibrillation after CABG significantly increases the risk of death...

New data from the EXCEL trial, which found that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was non-inferior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) at three years...

ESC 2017: CABG is the “preferred strategy” for multivessel revascularisation in...

Data from a nationwide observational cohort study indicate that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) should be used instead of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to...

Award-wining system could be used to inform future surgeons about procedural...

David Wald (Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK) and his 16-year-old son Ben have designed a system that will enable surgeons, via...

“Excellent early patency rates” for VEST device

Vascular Graft Solutions has announced interim results of VEST III, a post-market randomised controlled study, to demonstrate the clinical significance of the venous external...

“No-touch” CABG reduces postoperative stroke and short-term mortality

A network meta-analysis, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, indicates that an off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) technique that...

Adherence to medication more powerful predictor of adverse outcomes than type...

A study published in Circulation has not only found that patients who adhere to medical regimens after revascularisation have increased survival but also that...

Frequency of coronary perforation “might actually increase” given predictors include old...

Tim Kinnaird (Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK) and others report in Circulation: Coronary Interventions that older age and complex procedures,...