Oct 10, 2022 | TCTMD
Aortic Dissection Risk Rises With Thoracic Aneurysm Size: Large Network Study

In patients with ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) and no other organ-system abnormalities, the absolute risk of aortic dissection is low but increases with larger aortic sizes, according to new population data.

Sep 12, 2022 | TCTMD
Artificial Sweeteners Linked to CVD, Stroke in French Adults: Observational Study

Artificial sweeteners used as sugar substitutes in food and drinks may be associated with increased risk of CVD events and strokes, suggest data from the large NutriNet-Santé study of French adults.

Jul 25, 2022 | TCTMD
AHA Registry IDs Social Vulnerability as Risk Factor for COVID-19 Death

Individual patient-level registry data show that place of residence mattered more in 2020 than comorbidities and COVID severity.

Apr 18, 2022 | TCTMD
Timely PCI May Outweigh Hospital Factors for ACS Patients With Cardiogenic Shock

In an Australian registry, centers with higher volume and surgical backup didn’t achieve better survival.

Nov 8, 2021 | TCTMD
DCBs in Coronaries? Some Good News, but More Work Needed

Sirolimus and biolimus have potential, but their ultimate standing in comparison to paclitaxel is unclear at best, experts say.

Aug 18, 2021 | TCTMD
Global CTO Crossing Algorithm Seeks to Standardize Procedure

More than 100 operators from 50 countries have teamed up to develop a unique algorithm for crossing chronic total occlusion (CTO) lesions, with the aim of standardizing techniques and helping operators learn how to manage these difficult-to-treat lesions.

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