Category: TCTMD Articles

Colchicine Stabilizes Plaque in ACS Patients, Imaging Study Suggests

October 20, 2017

“Adding colchicine to optimal medical therapy in patients with a recent acute coronary syndrome not only reduces inflammation as measured by high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) but also results in greater coronary plaque stabilization compared with medical therapy alone, according to the results of a new study.”

Visit Website

Absorb BVS Again Linked to Scaffold Thrombosis at 1 Year and Beyond

October 17, 2017

“Use of the Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS, Abbott Vascular) is associated with an increased risk of definite or probable scaffold thrombosis at 1 year and beyond, as well as increased risks of MI and target lesion failure, according to the results of yet another study casting the now unavailable device in a critical and unfavorable light.”

Visit Website