PCR London Valves 2014

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New! The Great Valve Debate

Don't miss this eagerly awaited session on 30th September in the Main Arena! Find out more details in the Programme Update

 

Martyn Thomas and Nicolo Piazza video

Course Director Martyn Thomas and Co-director Nicolo Piazza share highlights of the 2014 Course, including new initiative THE Sunday Imaging Day. Watch the video

Young Practitioners Review the Literature

A selection from EUROINTERVENTION by Salvatore Brugaletta

EuroIntervention
       
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Cost-effectiveness of contemporary vascular closure devices for the prevention of vascular complications after percutaneous coronary interventions in an all-comers PCI population

 

- Perioperative management of antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary stents undergoing cardiac and non-cardiac surgery: a consensus document from Italian cardiological, surgical and anaesthesiological societies

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

European Journal of Cario-Thoracic Surgery
       
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Surgical revision after percutaneous mitral valve repair by edge-to-edge device: when the strategy fails in the highest risk surgical population

 

- Is valve choice a significant determinant of paravalular leak post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation? A systematic review and meta-analysis

 

- On-pump fibrillating heart mitral valve replacement with the SAPIEN™ XT transcatheter heart valve

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

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

 

- A controlled trial of Renal Denervation for Resistant Hypertension (SIMPLICITY-HTN-III)

A selection from CIRCULATION CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS by Milan Dobric

Circ Card Inter
     
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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 THE LANCET by Rafal Dworakowski

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

 

- Association between change in daily ambulatory activity and cardiovascular events in people with impaired glucose tolerance (NAVIGATOR trial): a cohort analysis

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 CIRCULATION by Flavio D'Ascenzi

Circulation
       

- Permanent Pacemaker implantation following Transcatheter Aortic Valve implantation: impact on late clinical outcomes and left ventricular function

 

- Relationship between intravascular ultrasound guidance and clinical outcomes after drug-eluting stents: the ADAPT-DES study

A selection from EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL by Gabor Toth

European Heart Journal
       

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

 

- Clinical outcomes after myocardial revascularization according to operator training status: cohort study of 22,697 patients undergoing percutaneous coronary internvention or coronary artery bypass graft surgery

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

A selection from HEART by Gabor Toth

HEART
       

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