PET perfusion and flow assessment may guide revascularization strategies for patients with CAD, according to a presentation at the Scientific Session and Exhibition of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.
Cardiologists have worked to find new ways to support patients with CV disorders who rely on data-driven care and multiple in-person visits, as well as patients with other chronic conditions that require close follow-up.
The use of corticosteroids improved the odds that adults who are critically ill with COVID-19 would survive, according to data from four studies recently published in JAMA.
HHS recently announced its Healthy People 2030 initiative to address what the agency called the “most critical public health priorities and challenges” in the United States over the next decade.
Patients who underwent IVUS-guided PCI had more comorbidities but experienced less mortality, MI, and repeat revascularization during the follow-up period than patients who underwent PCI without IVUS, researchers reported.
Endovascular therapy for stroke due to anterior circulation large-vessel occlusion resulted in modestly better functional outcomes compared with medical therapy, even with presentation delay of more than 16 hours, researchers reported.
The American College of Cardiology announced a collaboration with the Society for Vascular Surgery focused on a single vascular registry to improve outcomes and care for patients with vascular disease.
Among patients with venous outflow obstruction, a self-expanding venous stent system was safe and effective, researchers reported at the virtual Charing Cross Symposium.
The guidelines, unveiled at the society’s Scientific Sessions and simultaneously published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, reviewed the following device options for aortoiliac artery procedures: percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with uncoated balloons, PTA with specialty balloons, drug-coated balloon angioplasty, balloon-expandable bare-metal stents, self-expanding BMS, balloon-expandable covered stents, self-expanding covered stents, drug-eluting stents and atherectomy.
Developers are using artificial intelligence to help researchers comb through thousands of studies and find relevant COVID-19 information for the development of potential treatments and vaccines.
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