Celebration of the history of angioplasty - Calendar
The 40 years of angioplasty EXPO has gained an enormous popularity. To make it more accessible to the community of interventional cardiologist, it will travel online and arround the world.
This calendar provides a list of cardiology-related congresses, events and meetings that will be hosting the 40 years of angioplasty EXPO.
Bifurcation stenting, when do I need two stents?
18 Aug 2017 - From EUROPCR 2017
Treating bifurcation lesions is a challenge, and the need to convert to a two-stent strategies can be daunting. Join experts G. G. Toth, T. Johnson and F. Mangiacapra as they discuss their own insights and suggestions, reminding us to never forget the provisional approach. What percentage of cases might necessitate converting to a two-stent technique? What elements in anatomy, lesion or the type of patient might require this change? Which two-stent strategy should you begin with – and practice? What imaging tools are useful and what possible role does functional assessment play? Watch video and find out…
Late stent migration in thoracic endovascular aortic repair: a potentially lethal complication - Image 22
Author: Nelson Vale, Portugal
Sequential percutaneous approach for valvular disease
18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017
Is survival and cause of death really different after TAVI? Surprising insights from Denmark
Under the leadership of Lars Søndergrad, the Rigs Hospital in Denmark is publishing a paper entitled “Survival and cause of death after transcatheter aortic valve replacement as compared to an age- and sex-matched background population”. As a small country, Danish physicians and healthcare delivery are extremely well organised, with complex treatments centralised in a few hospitals with great expertise, thus data collection is greatly enhanced.
The Tendyne device: a breakthrough in mitral valve replacement
Over the last few years, we have seen an explosion of devices targeting the repair or replacement of the mitral valve. Five years ago, there was tremendous hype in the field which generated the impression that many of these devices would be a good and permanent solution for patients with mitral disease that could not be treated surgically.
PCRonline Journal Club
Looking for the online address where you can find reviews of the latest articles of interest chosen by your peers – articles that can have an impact on your practice today? PCRonline is dedicated to being your first-stop in knowing what’s going on in the world of interventional cardiology, in Europe and internationally! D. Milasinovic introduces us to the online community where you are not only invited to read an article, but comment as well! Join us!
COOL AMI EU pilot trial: a multicentre, prospective, randomised controlled trial to assess cooling as an adjunctive therapy to percutaneous intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction
10 Aug 2017