Tag: SCAI

BBC Newsnight investigation of EXCEL prompts EACTS to reject 2018 European...

  The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) has withdrawn its support of the left main recommendations of the society’s joint guidelines with the European Society...

Ehtisham Mahmud

The 2019–20 president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Ehtisham Mahmud (division chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, USA)...

SCAI document provides advice on cath labs’ financial viability

The Society for Coronary Angiography (SCAI) has issued a statement, endorsed by the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals (ACVP), providing advice on the economics of...
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Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions supports continued use of paclitaxel...

Experts from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) have reviewed the recent meta-analysis by Katsanos and colleagues and have concluded that the...

Megha Prasad selected as SCAI-Women in Innovations CHIP Fellowship

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has announced that Megha Prasad has been selected as the recipient of the SCAI-Women in Innovations...

SCAI mourns past president Joseph D Babb

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has announced the death of Joseph D Babb, who was president of SCAI from 2001 to...

“We really believe that the transradial approach is a better way...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has launched a new initiative, supported by Medtronic, called “Transition for value” that aims to help...

American societies come together to publish appropriate use criteria for valvular...

The American College of Cardiology and several partnering societies—including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)—have released a...

Frances Dea named new SCAI executive director

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has named Francesca Dea, its new executive director. “Dea distinguished herself as a dynamic, forward-thinking executive with...

Focusing on risk-adjusted mortality in public reporting produces misleading figures

In Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, Lloyd Klein (Rush Medical College, Chicago, USA) and others outline the 2016 revised Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions...

Moderate sedation during TAVI associated with significantly better outcomes

Jay Giri (Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA) reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Cardiac Angiography...

SCAI teams up with ASE to raise concerns about new imaging...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) have published a joint statement in Catheterisation and Cardiovascular...