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Vijay Kunadian

Vijay Kunadian

Interventional cardiologist / Cardiologist
Newcastle University - Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Member of the Editorial Team, PCRonline Editorial Board

Declaration of interest

FunctionCompany
HonorariumBayer
HonorariumAstraZeneca
HonorariumAbbott Vascular
Grants/research supportAstraZeneca

Latest contributions

SMART-DATE: 6-month versus 12-month or longer DAPT after PCI in patients with acute coronary syndrome - a randomised, open-label, non-inferiority trial

13 Mar 2018

The SMART DATE trial presented at ACC1.8 and published simultaneously in the Lancet is yet another trial evaluating the duration of antiplatelet therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS).

NOTION: 5-year Outcomes from the All-Comers Nordic Aortic Valve Intervention Randomised Clinical Trial in patients with Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis

12 Mar 2018

NOTION a prospective, multicentre, non-blinded, randomized trial compared TAVI vs. Surgery (TAVR versus SAVR) in all comer severe aortic stenosis patients aged 70 years and over who were suitable for self-expanding TAVI and surgery

SECURE PCI: Loading Doses of Atorvastatin versus Placebo in Patients with ACS and planned revascularisation

12 Mar 2018

SECURE PCI evaluated if high dose of atorvastatin used before and after PCI might reduce cardiovascular events compared to placebo.

ODYSSEY Outcomes: Cardiovascular outcomes with alirocumab after acute coronary syndrome

11 Mar 2018

Patients with ACS experience adverse events despite guideline recommended care. This reiterates the need for additional therapy to address this problem in addition to standard care. Alirocumab in ODYSSEY Outcomes, the first trial conducted exclusively in ACS patients, provides promise with 15% reduction in MACE events.

PCR @ ACC.18 Scientific Sessions

We will be providing live updates on a selection of major Late Breaking Clinical Trials of interest in interventional cardiology to be presented at the American College of Cardiology 2018 Scientific Sessions #ACC18. Get the European perspective!

A left main bifurcation with DK crush technique

24 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session on left main PCI that includes a LIVE demonstration from Chest Diseases Hospital - Kuwait Heart Center.

Clinical case

A 63-year-old male with post MI angina:
- Multivessel disease
- Using scoring balloon
- Left main bifurcation with DK crush technique

Valvular interventions LIVE demonstration: TAVI

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

OCT and IVUS imaging for evaluation of stent-based therapies

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Coronary interventions LIVE demonstration: bifurcation lesion PCI

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

A LAD bifurcation with mini crush technique

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session on A LAD bifurcation with mini crush technique presented by M. Haude that includes a LIVE demonstration from Contilia Heart and Vascular Centre, Elisabeth Hospital - Essen, Germany.

Clinical case

A 76-year-old male with multivessel disease:
- LAD/Diag 2 bifurcation PCI
- Mini crush technique
- Stent enhancement assessment

Valvular interventions LIVE demonstration: TAVI

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session on TAVI presented by P. MacCarthy, an 86-year old patient that includes a LIVE demonstration from the Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Bern University Hospital - Switzerland.