Presse Med 1971 Feb;79(7):287-9
Health Sci Rep 2021 Sep 8;4(3):e365. Epub 2021 Sep 8.
Department of Cardiology Nagoya Heart Center Nagoya Japan.
Objects: We aim at examining the long-term clinical outcome after Xience everolimus-eluting stent (X-EES) implantation.Background: Long-term clinical outcomes beyond 5 years after X-EES implantation remain unclear.Methods: This retrospective study has collected data from 1184 consecutive patients, corresponding to 1463 lesions, who were treated with X-EES alone in the Nagoya Heart Center between January 2010 and December 2013. Read More
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2021 Sep 14. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy.
Objectives: This study evaluated the 5-years outcomes of intracoronary imaging-guided proximal optimization technique (POT) for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with unprotected left main distal bifurcation lesions (ULMD).Background: The long-term effects of POT with intracoronary imaging guide in PCI for ULMD have been unclear.Methods: Between January 2005 and December 2015, we identified 1832 consecutive patients who underwent DES implantation for ULM distal bifurcation lesions. Read More
Open Heart 2021 Sep;8(2)
Department of Cardiology, Luzerner Kantonsspital, Luzern, Switzerland
Background: Early studies evaluating the performance of bioresorbable scaffold (BRS) Absorb in in-stent restenosis (ISR) lesions indicated promising short-term to mid-term outcomes.Aims: To evaluate long-term outcomes (up to 5 years) of patients with ISR treated with the Absorb BRS.Methods: We did an observational analysis of long-term outcomes of patients treated for ISR using the Absorb BRS (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, California, USA) between 2013 and 2016 at the Heart Centre Luzern. Read More
PLoS One 2021 13;16(9):e0257175. Epub 2021 Sep 13.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
Backgrounds: We demonstrated that coronary adventitial inflammation plays important roles in the pathogenesis of drug-eluting stent (DES)-induced coronary hyperconstricting responses in pigs in vivo. However, no therapy is yet available to treat coronary adventitial inflammation. We thus developed the low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) therapy that ameliorates myocardial ischemia by enhancing angiogenesis. Read More
ESC Heart Fail 2021 Sep 12. Epub 2021 Sep 12.
Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, 0027, Norway.
Aims: We tested the hypothesis that shortening of time-to-peak left ventricular pressure rise (Td) reflect resynchronization in an animal model and that Td measured in patients will be helpful to identify long-term volumetric responders [end-systolic volume (ESV) decrease >15%] in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).Methods: Td was analysed in an animal study (n = 12) of left bundle-branch block (LBBB) with extensive instrumentation to detect left ventricular myocardial deformation, electrical activation, and pressures during pacing. The sum of electrical delays from the onset of pacing to four intracardiac electrodes formed a synchronicity index (SI). Read More