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ACURATE neo™ Aortic Valve System shows safety & efficacy results comparable to SAPIEN 3

Multi-centre propensity-matched comparison study1 between ACURATE neo Aortic Valve System and Edwards SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve, published in October’s edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows comparable procedural outcomes.

Biodegradable polymer Everolimus-eluting SYNERGY stents in elderly patients with coronary artery disease (SENIOR): a randomised single-blind trial

Elderly patients regularly receive bare-metal stents (BMS) instead of drug-eluting stents (DES) to shorten the duration of double antiplatelet therapy (DAPT). The aim of this study was to compare outcomes between these two types of stents with a short duration of DAPT in such patients. Study concluded that  BP-EES stent and a short duration of DAPT is better than BMS and a similar duration of DAPT with respect to the occurrence of all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, stroke, and ischaemia-driven target lesion revascularisation.

SOURCE 3 post-approval registry—One-year outcomes in 1,946 TAVI patients with a 3rd generation balloon transcatheter heart valve

Speaker: O. Wendler

At 1 year, patients treated via the transfemoral access route had a high survival rate (88.2 percent) and a low disabling stroke rate (1.1 percent).Patients experienced a low rate (2.7 percent) of moderate paravalvular leak and no severe paravalvular leak.

Explore the SOURCE 3 Registry: Real-World Evidence With the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve

At EuroPCR 2017, new one-year data from a post-approval study of the Edwards SAPIEN 3 valve demonstrated positive patient outcomes, including high survival rates, low rates of stroke, and low rates of paravalvular leak.