1,333 results match your criteria Comparison of Revascularization Procedures in Coronary Artery Disease


Knowledge and Prevalence of Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease in Patients after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Healthcare (Basel) 2022 Jun 20;10(6). Epub 2022 Jun 20.

2nd Department of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 31-501 Kraków, Poland.

Background: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is associated with a short hospital stay and fast recovery. However, it might be related to insufficient implementation of lifestyle changes after the procedure. Conversely, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a highly invasive technique that requires a prolonged hospital stay and long rehabilitation with more opportunities for education. Read More

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Evaluation of the Appropriate Use of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography: A Retrospective, Single-Center Analysis.

J Cardiovasc Dev Dis 2022 Jun 4;9(6). Epub 2022 Jun 4.

Department of Internal Medicine III-Cardiology and Angiology, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

Purpose: We assessed the application of appropriate use criteria of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in comparison to invasive coronary angiography results and revascularization rates in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).

Methods: 1305 patients referred to invasive coronary angiography (ICA) after CCTA were evaluated retrospectively. The primary indication for CCTA was assessed according to the consensus for intermediate-risk (15-85% pre-test probability) into appropriate (A), inappropriate (I), and uncertain while referring to published guidelines. Read More

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Comparison of hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2022 Jun 7;17(1):147. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Emergency Medical Center, Ningbo Yinzhou No. 2 Hospital, 998 North Qianhe Road, Yinzhou District, Ningbo, 315100, Zhejiang, China.

Background: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are widely used in the treatment of coronary heart disease, but the best revascularization method for multivessel coronary artery disease (MVD) patients is still controversial. Hybrid coronary revascularization (HCR), together with CABG and PCI, have been proved to be feasible methods, but the long-term effect of HCR is not as clear as CABG.

Method: By October 2020, we retrieved articles from PubMed, Web of science, EMBASE and Cochrane library databases. Read More

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Comparison of early outcomes associated with coronary artery bypass grafting for multi-vessel disease conducted using minimally invasive or conventional off-pump techniques: a propensity-matched study based on SYNTAX score.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2022 Jun 7;17(1):144. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Vessel Diseases, No. 2 Anzhen Road, Beijing, 100029, China.

Background: This study was designed to compare early outcomes associated with coronary artery bypass grafting for multi-vessel disease conducted using either minimally invasive or conventional off-pump techniques.

Methods: From January 2017 through January 2021, 582 patients with multi-vessel lesion coronary artery disease underwent either minimally invasive cardiac surgery coronary artery bypass grafting (MICS CABG) or conventional off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCABG) treatment by our team at Anzhen Hospital. Patients in the MICS CABG group were propensity score-matched with those in the OPCABG at a 1:1 ratio (MICS CABG = 172; OPCABG = 172), using epidemiological data, preoperative clinical characteristics, and SYNTAX score as covariates. Read More

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Impact of pre-existing vascular disease on clinical outcomes in patients with non-ST-segment myocardial infarction: a nationwide cohort study.

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes 2022 May 16. Epub 2022 May 16.

Keele Cardiovascular Research Group, Centre for Prognosis Research, Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, United Kingdom (UK).

Aims: Little is known about the outcomes and processes of care of patients with non ST-segment myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) who present with 'polyvascular' disease.

Methods And Results: We analysed 287,279 NSTEMI patients using the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP) registry. Clinical characteristics and outcomes were analysed according to history of affected vascular bed; coronary artery disease (CAD), cerebrovascular disease (CeVD) and peripheral vascular disease (PVD), with comparison to a historically disease-free control group; comprising 167,947 patients (59%). Read More

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Clinical Outcomes of Cardiac Rehabilitation in Women with Coronary Artery Disease-Differences in Comparison with Men.

J Pers Med 2022 Apr 8;12(4). Epub 2022 Apr 8.

Department of Sports Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Pomorska 251, 92-213 Łódź, Poland.

This study evaluated the clinical outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in women with coronary artery disease (CAD) in comparison to men. Methods: Patients after acute coronary syndrome or after revascularization procedures (106 women, 180 men) were consecutively admitted to a comprehensive outpatient CR program, comprising of 45-min ergometer interval training three times a week for eight weeks. The training intensity was determined on the basis of training heart rate, calculated following an exercise test. Read More

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Feasibility and Comparison of Resting Full-Cycle Ratio and Computed Tomography Fractional Flow Reserve in Patients with Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis.

J Cardiovasc Dev Dis 2022 Apr 14;9(4). Epub 2022 Apr 14.

Clinic III for Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 61, 50937 Cologne, Germany.

: Computed tomography derived Fractional Flow Reserve (CT-FFR) has been shown to decrease the referral rate for invasive coronary angiography (ICA). The purpose of the study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of CT-FFR compared to hyperemia-free index Resting Full-cycle Ratio (RFR) in patients with relevant aortic stenosis (AS) and intermediate coronary stenosis. : 41 patients with 46 coronary lesions underwent ICA with quantitative coronary angiography (QCA), pressure wire assessment and routine pre-transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) computed tomography (CT). Read More

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Comparison of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Propensity Score Matching Study.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2022 1;9:802181. Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Objectives: To compare the long-term outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) vs. percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents (DESs) for coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Methods: Coronary artery disease patients with decreased kidney function (estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/1. Read More

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Comparison of coronary revascularization strategies in older adults presenting with acute coronary syndromes.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2022 Apr 16. Epub 2022 Apr 16.

Division of Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, San Jose, California, USA.

Background: The optimal coronary revascularization strategy to maximize the patient-centered outcome of days alive and out of hospital (DAOH), in multimorbid older (≥65-years) adults after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is incompletely understood.

Methods: Using Kaiser Permanente Northern California Health Plan databases, we identified 3871 patients ≥65-years presenting with ACS between 1/1/2010-3/1/2018 who underwent coronary revascularization with either coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG, N = 1575) or multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI, N = 2296). Selection bias was accounted for through propensity score modeling techniques and inverse probability of treatment weighting. Read More

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Factors associated with all-cause mortality in patients with coronary artery chronic total occlusions undergoing revascularization (percutaneous coronary intervention or surgery) or medical treatment.

Kardiologiia 2022 Mar 31;62(3):49-55. Epub 2022 Mar 31.

Bursa Training and research Hospital.

Aim    Chronic total occlusion of a coronary artery (CTO) is a predictor of early and late cardiovascular mortality and poor cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease. The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of all-cause mortality in CTO patients that underwent invasive treatment.Material and methods    Patients between 2012 and 2018 with CTO in at least one vessel, as demonstrated by coronary angiography, were included retrospectively in the study. Read More

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Comparison and Validation of Long-Term Bleeding Events for Academic Bleeding Risk (ARC-HBR) Criteria and Contemporary Risk Scores for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With a Second-Generation Drug Eluting Stent.

Circ J 2022 Apr 9. Epub 2022 Apr 9.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurashiki Central Hospital.

Background: The Academic Research Consortium for High Bleeding Risk (ARC-HBR) defined a consensus clinical criterion for patients at HBR undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). This study aimed to validate and compare the ARC-HBR criteria and the contemporary risk score for long-term bleeding outcomes using a cohort of patients undergoing PCI.Methods and Results: This study analyzed 3,410 patients who underwent PCI between 2010 and 2013. Read More

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Impact of diabetes on clinical outcomes after revascularization with the dual therapy CD34 antibody-covered sirolimus-eluting Combo stent and the sirolimus-eluting Orsiro stent.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2022 Jun 6;99(7):1965-1975. Epub 2022 Apr 6.

Department of Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark.

Objectives: To compare the efficacy and safety of the dual therapy CD34 antibody-covered sirolimus-eluting Combo stent (DTS) and the sirolimus-eluting Orsiro stent (SES) in patients with and without diabetes mellitus (DM) included in the Scandinavian Organization for Randomized Trials with Clinical Outcome (SORT OUT) X study.

Background: The incidence of target lesion failure (TLF) after treatment with modern drug-eluting stents has been reported to be significantly higher in patients with DM when compared to patients without DM. Thus, whether the results from the SORT OUT X study apply to patients with and without DM remains unknown. Read More

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Comparison of Different Stenting Techniques in Left Main Bifurcation Disease: Evidence From a Network Meta-Analysis.

J Invasive Cardiol 2022 04;34(4):E334-E342

Department of Cardiology, Hartcentrum, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen (ZNA) Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium.

Objectives: We aimed to assess which bifurcation technique performs best in unprotected left-main (LM) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

Background: Provisional stenting was considered the preferred technique for LM bifurcation PCI due to the supposed lower risks of thrombosis and restenosis. However, recent studies showed potential advantages of double kissing (DK)-crush technique over the other strategies. Read More

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Differential Cognitive Functioning and Benefit From Surgery in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Carotid Endarterectomy.

Front Neurol 2022 8;13:824486. Epub 2022 Mar 8.

Department of Neurology, Neurocenter, Helsinki University Hospital and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Background: Stenosing atherosclerosis in both coronary and carotid arteries can adversely affect cognition. Also their surgical treatments, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA), are associated with cognitive changes, but the mechanisms of cognitive decline or improvement may not be the same. This study was designed to compare the cognitive profile and outcome in patients undergoing surgical treatment for coronary or carotid disease. Read More

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Comparison of SYNTAX and Gensini Scores in the Decision of Surgery or Percutaneous Revascularization in Patients With Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.

Cureus 2022 Feb 22;14(2):e22482. Epub 2022 Feb 22.

Cardiology, Private Doruk Yildirim Hospital, Bursa, TUR.

Introduction:  Many scoring systems have been developed to determine the extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with multi-vessel disease. The most widely used of these are Synergy between percutaneous coronary intervention with Taxus and cardiac surgery (SYNTAX) and Gensini scoring. Gensini scoring system can successfully show coronary plaque burden. Read More

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February 2022

The Clinical SYNTAX score predicts survival better than the SYNTAX score in coronary revascularization.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2022 Feb 24. Epub 2022 Feb 24.

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Background: The Synergy Between Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Taxus and Cardiac Surgery (SYNTAX) trial showed that the SYNTAX score (SS) is a useful tool for customizing revascularization treatment for patients with multivessel coronary disease. In the past decade, the Clinical SS (CSS) has emerged as a comprehensive tool. This novel tool considers the SS as well as patient clinical parameters such as age, creatinine clearance, and ejection fraction, which were shown to be relevant for patient prognosis. Read More

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February 2022

Total arterial coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative anemia.

J Card Surg 2022 Jun 24;37(6):1528-1536. Epub 2022 Mar 24.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, UK.

Objectives: Blood transfusions after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has been associated to adverse outcomes, especially in anemic patients. However, little is known about the influence of the modality of revascularization. Total arterial revascularization (TAR) was shown to reduce postoperative transfusion when compared to saphenous vein-based (SV)-CABG (LIMA plus one/more SV grafts). Read More

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Treatment of Coronary De Novo Lesions by a Sirolimus- or Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2022 04 16;15(7):770-779. Epub 2022 Mar 16.

Clinical and Experimental Interventional Cardiology, University of Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany. Electronic address:

Objectives: The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to investigate a novel sirolimus-coated balloon (SCB) compared with the best investigated paclitaxel-coated balloon (PCB).

Background: There is increasing clinical evidence for the treatment of coronary de novo disease using drug-coated balloons. However, it is unclear whether paclitaxel remains the drug of choice or if sirolimus is an alternative, in analogy to drug-eluting stents. Read More

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Combined Analysis of Myocardial Deformation and Oxygenation Detects Inducible Ischemia Unmasked by Breathing Maneuvers in Chronic Coronary Syndrome.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2022 24;9:800720. Epub 2022 Feb 24.

Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

Introduction: In patients with chronic coronary syndromes, hyperventilation followed by apnea has been shown to unmask myocardium susceptible to inducible deoxygenation. The aim of this study was to assess whether such a provoked response is co-localized with myocardial dysfunction.

Methods: A group of twenty-six CAD patients with a defined stenosis (quantitative coronary angiography > 50%) underwent a cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) exam prior to revascularization. Read More

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February 2022

Evaluation of the effect of simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization on postoperative bleeding and renal function: A comparison study with minimally invasive direct off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2022 Feb 8. Epub 2022 Feb 8.

National Clinical Research Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People's Republic of China; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:

Objectives: The present study sought to compare postoperative bleeding and renal function in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease undergoing simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization (HCR) and minimally invasive direct off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (MIDCABG).

Methods: The study retrospectively collected the data of 594 consecutive patients who underwent simultaneous HCR and 351 patients who underwent MIDCABG with planned staged HCR (MIDCABG first, then elective percutaneous coronary intervention) in Fuwai Hospital from June 2007 to December 2020. A total of 317 pairs of patients who were matched in a 1:1 ratio with propensity score matching were enrolled in this study. Read More

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February 2022

A Propensity Score-Matched Comparison of Midterm Outcomes Between Drug-Coated Balloons and Drug-Eluting Stents for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Int Heart J 2022 Mar 18;63(2):217-225. Epub 2022 Mar 18.

Department of Cardiology, Dokkyo Medical University, Saitama Medical Center.

We conducted a single-center, retrospective, lesion-based study to examine the safety and efficacy of drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for de novo coronary stenosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) by comparing them with those of drug-eluting stents (DESs).A total of 309 consecutive lesions in patients with ACS who were successfully treated by emergent procedures using either a DCB (n = 107) or a DES between January 2016 and December 2019 were included in the study. The primary endpoint was the incidence of target lesion failure (TLF), defined as cardiac death without mortality due to ACS, non-fatal myocardial infarction, and any target lesion revascularization, including acute occlusion, after DCB use and definite stent thrombosis after DES placement. Read More

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Contemporary outcomes of limb-salvage procedures using Vascular Quality Initiative-Medicare-linked data: Racial and ethnic disparities persist.

J Vasc Surg 2022 Jun 8;75(6):2013-2018. Epub 2022 Feb 8.

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif. Electronic address:

Background: Several reports have shown that ethnic and racial minority patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) are more likely to undergo major amputation. Whether this disparity is driven by limited access to care, statistical discrimination, or biologic factors has remained a matter of debate. We studied the effects of race and ethnicity on the short- and long-term outcomes of limb-salvage procedures among patients with new-onset CLTI. Read More

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Long-term clinical impact of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol target attainment according to lesion complexity after percutaneous coronary intervention.

Coron Artery Dis 2022 Feb 7. Epub 2022 Feb 7.

Division of Cardiology, Yeungnam University Medical Center, Daegu Division of Cardiology, Daegu Veterans Hospital, Daegu Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Objective: Long-term clinical outcomes of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) target attainment according to coronary lesion complexity are limited. We investigated the clinical outcomes of LDL-C target attainment after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) according to coronary lesion complexity.

Methods: A total of 1285 patients who underwent PCI was categorized by LDL-C target attainment at 1 year and lesion complexity: LDL-C levels less than or equal to 70 mg/dl (n = 179) and greater than 70 mg/dl (n = 308) in complex PCI; LDL-C levels less than or equal to 70 mg/dl (n = 315) and greater than 70 mg/dl (n = 483) in noncomplex PCI. Read More

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February 2022

The Outcomes of Percutaneous revascularizaTIon for Management of sUrgically ineligible patients with Multivessel or left main coronary artery disease (OPTIMUM) registry: Rationale and design.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2022 Jan 31. Epub 2022 Jan 31.

Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA, United States of America.

Background: Guidelines endorse coronary artery bypass as the preferred revascularization strategy for patients with left main and/or multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD). However, many patients are deemed excessively high risk for surgery after Heart Team evaluation. No prospective studies have examined contemporary treatment patterns, rationale for surgical decision-making, completeness of revascularization with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and outcomes in this high-risk population with advanced CAD. Read More

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January 2022

Very long-term follow-up of patients with coronary bifurcation lesions treated with bioresorbable scaffolds.

Kardiol Pol 2022 3;80(3):302-306. Epub 2022 Feb 3.

1st Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland.

Backgrounds: The data concerning the use of bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) in coronary bifurcation lesions are limited.

Aims: The objective of the study was to evaluate the early and very long-term clinical outcomes of bifurcation stenting with ABSORB BVS.

Methods: One hundred consecutive patients with coronary bifurcation lesions treated with BVS were included. Read More

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The Comparison of Long-Term Outcome Between Patients with Single and Multiple Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Int J Gen Med 2022 20;15:729-736. Epub 2022 Jan 20.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710061, People's Republic of China.

Background: Rapid advancements in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) have improved the outcome of chronic coronary total occlusions (CTOs); however, data regarding the difference in long-term outcomes in stable coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with single and multiple CTOs who underwent PCI are scarce. This study aimed to compare the long-term outcomes of patients with multiple CTOs and single CTO after PCI.

Methods: This study cohort included stable CAD patients who were diagnosed with CTO and treated with PCI from a single center. Read More

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January 2022

Is postoperative cognitive decline after cardiac surgery associated with plasma beta amyloid 1-42 levels?

J Cardiothorac Surg 2022 Jan 16;17(1). Epub 2022 Jan 16.

Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, University Hospital Centre Osijek, J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, J. Huttlera 4, Osijek, Croatia.

Background: Postoperative cognitive decline following cardiac surgery is one of the frequently reported complications affecting postoperative outcome, characterized by impairment of memory or concentration. The aetiology is considered multifactorial and the research conducted so far has presented contradictory results. The proposed mechanisms to explain the cognitive decline associated with cardiac surgery include the neurotoxic accumulation of β-amyloid (Aβ) proteins similar to Alzheimer's disease. Read More

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January 2022

Angiography-derived physiology guidance vs usual care in an All-comers PCI population treated with the healing-targeted supreme stent and Ticagrelor monotherapy: PIONEER IV trial design.

Am Heart J 2022 04 3;246:32-43. Epub 2022 Jan 3.

Department of Cardiology, Medical Centre Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.

Background: Current ESC guidelines recommend the use of intra-coronary pressure guidewires for functional assessment of intermediate-grade coronary stenoses. Angiography-derived quantitative flow ratio (QFR) is a novel method of assessing these stenoses, and guiding percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

Methods/design: The PIONEER IV trial is a prospective, all-comers, multi-center trial, which will randomize 2,540 patients in a 1:1 ratio to PCI guided by angiography-derived physiology or usual care, with unrestricted use in both arms of the Healing-Targeted Supreme sirolimus-eluting stent (HT Supreme). Read More

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A comparison of long-term clinical outcomes between percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and medical therapy in patients with chronic total occlusion in noninfarct-related artery after PCI of acute myocardial infarction.

Clin Cardiol 2022 Jan 6;45(1):136-144. Epub 2022 Jan 6.

Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Shanghai, China.

Background: Chronic total occlusion (CTO) in a noninfarct-related artery (IRA) is one of the risk factors for mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). However, there are limited data comparing the long-term outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with patients having medical therapy (MT) in CTO lesion after AMI PCI.

Methods: We retrospectively enrolled 330 patients (successful CTO PCI in 166 patients, failed CTO PCI in 32 patients, MT in 132 patients) with non-IRA CTO from a total of 4372 patients who underwent PCI after AMI in our center. Read More

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January 2022

Comparison of biodegradable and newer generation durable polymer drug-eluting stents with short-term dual antiplatelet therapy: a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomized trials comprising of 43,875 patients.

J Thromb Thrombolysis 2022 Apr 4;53(3):671-682. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.

Newer generation durable polymer drug-eluting stents (DP-DES) and biodegradable polymer DES (BP-DES) have similar efficacy with dual-antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) duration of > 6 months. However, this difference in outcomes have not been well studied in shorter DAPT regime. This study compares the safety and efficacy profiles of DP-DES and BP-DES based on short-term (1-3 months), intermediate-term (4-6 months) and standard DAPT (6-12 months) durations. Read More

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