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Young Practitioners Review the Literature

A selection from JACC Cardiovascular Interventions by Adil Al Riyami

JACC Cardiovascular Interventions
       
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Outcomes With Post-Dilation Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: The PARTNER I Trial (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve)

 

- Association of Beta-Blocker Therapy
 at Discharge With Clinical Outcomes 
in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

A selection from The NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE by George Harris

The NEJM
       
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Prehospital Ticagrelor in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (ATLANTIC)

 

- Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement with a Self-Expanding Prosthesis (U.S. CoreValve High Risk Study)

A selection from THE LANCET by Rafal Dworakowski

THE LANCET
       
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A bioresorbable everolimus-eluting scaffold versus a metallic everolimus-eluting stent for ischaemic heart disease caused by de-novo native coronary artery lesions (ABSORB II): an interim 1-year analysis of clinical and procedural secondary outcomes from a randomised controlled trial

 

- Comparison of the efficacy and safety of new oral anticoagulants with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomised trial

A selection from CIRCULATION by Giulio Stefanini

Circulation
       
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Cost-Effectiveness of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Drug-Eluting Stents Versus Bypass Surgery for Patients With 3-Vessel or Left Main Coronary Artery Disease

 

Effect of bilateral internal mammary artery grafts on long-term survival: a meta-analysis approach

A selection from EUROINTERVENTION by Salvatore Brugaletta

EuroIntervention September 2014
       
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Safety and feasibility of a PAclitaxel-eluting balloon angioplasty in Primary Percutaneous coronary intervention in Amsterdam (PAPPA): one-year clinical outcome of a pilot study

 

- Combined NIRS and IVUS imaging detects vulnerable plaque using a single catheter system: a head-to-head comparison with OCT

A selection from EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY by Bartosz Rylski

EJCTS September 2014
       
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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation through carotid artery access under local anaesthesia

 

- Key success factors for thoracic endovascular aortic repair for non-acute Stanford type B aortic dissection

A selection from HEART by Stuart Head

HEART
       

- Trends in use of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

 

- Impact of prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery on chronic total oclusion revascularization: insights from a multicentre US registry

A selection from EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL by Gabor Toth

European Heart Journal
       

- Comparison of pathology of chronic total occlusion with and without coronary artery bypass graft

 

- Effect of nighttime aircraft noise exposure on endothelial function and stress hormone release in healthy adults

A selection from CIRCULATION CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS by Milan Dobric

Circ Card Inter
     

- Thermodilution-Derived Coronary Blood Flow Pattern Immediately After Coronary Intervention as a Predictor of Microcirculatory Damage and Midterm Clinical Outcomes in Patients With ST-Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction

 

- Physiological Basis and Long-Term Clinical Outcome of Discordance Between FractionalFlow Reserve and Coronary Flow Velocity Reserve in Coronary Stenoses of Intermediate Severity

 

A selection from EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL by Gabor Toth

European Heart Journal
       

- Biodegradable polymer drug-eluting stents reduce the risk of stent thrombosis at 4 years in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a pooled analysis of individual patient data from the ISAR-TEST 3, ISAR-TEST 4, and LEADERS randomized trials

 

- Intravenous sodium nitrite in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial (NIAMI)

A selection from AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL by Rami El Mahmoud

AHJ
       

- Amsterdam Investigator–initiateD Absorb strategyall-comers trial (AIDA trial): A clinical evaluationcomparing the efficacy and performance of ABSORB everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold strategy vs the XIENCE family (XIENCE PRIME or XIENCE Xpedition) everolimus-eluting coronary stent strategy in the treatment of coronary lesions in consecutive all-comers: Rationale and study design

 

- Elutax paclitaxel-eluting balloon followed by
bare-metal stent compared with Xience V drug-eluting
stent in the treatment of de novo coronary stenosis:a randomized trial

A selection from the JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY by Stuart Head

Jof Thoraci and Cardiovascular Surgery
       

- Off-pump transapical implantation of artificial chordae to correct mitral regurgitation: Early results of a single-center experience

 

- Impact of European Society of Cardiology and European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization on the activity of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass graft surgery for stable coronary artery disease

A selection from JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY by Mario Bollati

JACC
       

- Role of Aspiration and Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Angioplasty

 

- Long-term results after simple versus complex stenting of coronary artery bifurcation lesions: nordic bifurcation study 5-year follow-up results

 

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