Jun 20, 2022 | Healio

The Society for Vascular Surgery announced CMS expanded coverage for transcarotid artery revascularization to include standard surgical risk patients within its Vascular Quality Initiative TCAR Surveillance Project.

Aim of the present study was to verify the feasibility and accuracy of live integration of myocardial fibrosis evaluated at CCT with EAM (electro-anatomical mapping).

Jun 6, 2022 | CASE

The use of a percutaneous, vacuum-assisted device for the removal of right-sided intracardiac masses has been described as a bridge to surgery and has been recommended when there is a contraindication to surgery.

May 31, 2022 | DAIC Articles

COMPASS open label extension study results support the long-term use of XARELTO plus aspirin for vascular protection in patients with chronic CAD and/or PAD

May 23, 2022 | Cath Lab Digest

Accurate communication during the nurse hand-off process in patients receiving femoral artery access for procedures is crucial to prevent negative outcomes. Following a sentinel event, a workgroup developed and tested a nurse handoff process with a standardized report form and two-party verification of the access site.

May 16, 2022 | Cardiac Rhythm News

Use of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based app using electrocardiogram (ECG) signals recorded with an Apple Watch is able to identify left-ventricular dysfunction, research presented at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 2022 annual meeting (HRS 2022, 29 April–1 May, San Francisco, USA) has found.

Investing in and improving research, awareness and equity in women’s heart health are critical for the health and well-being of women, according to a new Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

Every type of access has advantages as well as disadvantages. Understanding where problems arise with each site of access is paramount in avoiding complications. The “Thirteen Steps to Avoid Radial Artery Access Complications in Peripheral Interventions” is meant to serve as a practical guide for those who are incorporating radial artery access into their practice.

Apr 25, 2022 | CASE

Clinical presentation of saphenous vein graft (SVG) aneurysms (SVGAs) is variable. We present a case of SVGA that caused a patient to have recurrent bouts of presyncope. We review the clinical presentations of SVGAs in addition to the diagnostic and management challenges SVGAs pose. We also highlight the importance of multimodality imaging in the diagnosis […]

Apr 18, 2022 | TCTMD

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

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