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Multicentric randomized evaluation of a tricuspid valve percutaneous repair system (clip for the tricuspid valve) in the treatment of severe secondary tricuspid regurgitation Tri.Fr Design paper.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2021 Dec 6. Epub 2021 Dec 6.

EA Reperes, CHU Rennes, University Rennes, Rennes, France.

Aims: Tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Its independent prognostic role has been repeatedly demonstrated. However, this valvular heart condition is largely undertreated because of the increased risk of surgical repair. Read More

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December 2021

Interrupted Incision Fasciotomy for Acute Compartment Syndrome After Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Surgical Technique with a Report of Two Cases.

Orthop Surg 2021 Dec 6. Epub 2021 Dec 6.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: After extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), acute compartment syndrome (ACS) can develop because of limb ischemia or reperfusion. The standard treatment for ACS is emergency fasciotomy. We introduced an interrupted incision technique instead of a long double-incision to reduce blood loss and subsequent hypovolemia in ECMO patients. Read More

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December 2021

Visceral Adiposity Index Plays an Important Role in Prognostic Prediction in Patients With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2021 18;8:735637. Epub 2021 Nov 18.

Clinical Center for Coronary Heart Disease, Beijing Key Laboratory of Precision Medicine of Coronary Atherosclerotic Disease, Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Beijing Institute of Heart Lung and Blood Vessel Disease, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Visceral adiposity index (VAI), a surrogate marker of adiposity and insulin resistance, has been demonstrated to be significantly related to cardiovascular disease. It remains indistinct whether VAI predicts adverse prognosis after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). A total of 798 participants who met the enrollment criteria were finally brought into this study. Read More

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November 2021

The Usefulness of C-Reactive Protein to Albumin Ratio in the Prediction of Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2021 12;8:731261. Epub 2021 Nov 12.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.

Inflammation and nutrition as main factors can affect the prognosis of patients with chronic total coronary occlusion (CTO) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The C-reactive protein to albumin ratio (CAR) can clarify the inflammation and nutrition status, which are highly related to clinical outcomes. This study aims to investigate the association between CAR and adverse cardiovascular events in patients with CTO undergoing PCI. Read More

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November 2021

Anterior Minithoracotomy vs. Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Very Preterm Infants.

Front Pediatr 2021 19;9:700284. Epub 2021 Nov 19.

M3C-Necker, Hôpital Universitaire Necker-Enfants Malades, AP-HP, Paris, France.

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is common in preterm infants and contributes to morbidity and mortality. Several studies have shown the feasibility and safety of percutaneous PDA closure. Minimally invasive surgical ligation by anterior thoracotomy is an alternative, bedside technique for PDA closure in very low birth weight preterm infants. Read More

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November 2021

Standardized Diagnostic Workup and Patient-Centered Decision Making for Surgery and Neck Dissection Followed by Risk-Factor Adapted Adjuvant Therapy Improve Loco-Regional Control in Local Advanced Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Front Oncol 2021 10;11:737080. Epub 2021 Nov 10.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

Background: Standardized staging procedures and presentation of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) patients in multidisciplinary tumor boards (MDTB) before treatment and utilization of elective neck dissection (ND) are expected to improve the outcome, especially in local advanced LAOSCC (UICC stages III-IVB). As standardized diagnostics but also increased heterogeneity in treatment applied so far have not been demonstrated to improve outcome in LAOSCC, a retrospective study was initiated.

Methods: As MDTB was introduced into clinical routine in 2007, 316 LAOSCC patients treated during 1991-2017 in our hospital were stratified into cohort 1 treated before (=104) and cohort 2 since 2007 (=212). Read More

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November 2021

Magnetic resonance imaging-guided biopsies in children.

Acta Radiol Open 2021 Nov 29;10(11):20584601211053846. Epub 2021 Nov 29.

Department of Radiology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland.

Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used far less as an imaging-guided method for percutaneous biopsies than computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound (US), despite its imaging benefits, particularly in children.

Purpose: To evaluate the feasibility, accuracy and safety of MRI-guided biopsies in paediatric patient population.

Material And Methods: The retrospective study included 57 consecutive paediatric patients (<18 years old). Read More

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November 2021

Effects of percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty in patients with mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Acta Cardiol 2021 Dec 6:1-10. Epub 2021 Dec 6.

Heart Central, Third Central Hospital of Tianjin, Tianjin, China.

Objective: The study aimed to systematically review the existing literature and assess the effects of percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty (PBMV) in patients with mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation (AF) as opposed to sinus rhythm (SR).

Methods: Eligible studies were identified from six electronic databases before June 2021. The primary outcome was mitral valve area (MVA), and secondary outcomes were hemodynamic measurements, in-hospital complications, and long-term outcomes. Read More

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December 2021

Cardiogenic Shock Complicating ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: An 18-Year Analysis of Temporal Trends, Epidemiology, Management and Outcomes.

Shock 2021 Dec 3. Epub 2021 Dec 3.

Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Department of Medicine, University of Miami / JFK Medical Center Palm Beach Regional GME Consortium, Miami, Florida Department of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health, High Point, North Carolina Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Saint Joseph University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

Background: There are limited data on the temporal trends, incidence, and outcomes of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction-cardiogenic shock (STEMI-CS).

Methods: Adult (>18 years) STEMI-CS admissions were identified using the National Inpatient Sample (2000-2017) and classified by tertiles of admission year (2000-2005, 2006-2011, 2012-2017). Outcomes of interest included temporal trends, acute organ failure, cardiac procedures, in-hospital mortality, hospitalization costs, and length of stay. Read More

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December 2021

Endovascular revascularization strategies using catheter-based thrombectomy versus conventional catheter-directed thrombolysis for acute limb ischemia.

Thromb J 2021 Dec 4;19(1):96. Epub 2021 Dec 4.

Department of Interventional and Vascular Radiology, Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Jiangsu, 210006, Nanjing, People's Republic of China.

Background: Acute limb ischemia (ALI) is an important clinical event threatening both life and the affected limbs, but the optimal treatment for ALI remains undefined. The aim of this study was to compare the safety and effectiveness of thrombectomy approaches via either catheter-based thrombectomy (CBT) or catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT).

Methods: A total of 98 patients (mean age 69. Read More

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December 2021

Instantaneous wave-free ratio for guiding treatment of nonculprit lesions in patients with acute coronary syndrome: A retrospective study.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2021 Dec 4. Epub 2021 Dec 4.

Reina Sofía Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC), University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain.

Background: The aim of this study was to analyze the feasibility of a physiological coronary evaluation with the instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) of nonculprit lesions in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) successfully revascularized.

Methods: A multicenter registry including patients of four high-volume PCI centers with ACS and underwent successful revascularization of the culprit vessel and had other nonculprit lesions that were physiologically evaluated with the iFR between January 2017 and December 2019. The primary endpoint was a composite of cardiac death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, probable or definitive stent thrombosis and new revascularization (MACEs). Read More

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December 2021

Stenting techniques for coronary bifurcation disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis demonstrates superiority of double-kissing crush in complex lesions.

Clin Res Cardiol 2021 Dec 4. Epub 2021 Dec 4.

Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100029, People's Republic of China.

Objective: This study was aimed to compare different stenting techniques for coronary bifurcation disease (CBD).

Background: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains controversial for CBD; over the years, several stent techniques for bifurcation lesions have been used. Current guidelines recommend a provisional single-stent strategy as the preferred method for coronary artery bifurcation lesions. Read More

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December 2021

Prognostic significance of Troponin I in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

Indian Heart J 2021 Nov-Dec;73(6):737-739. Epub 2021 Sep 14.

Director Cardiology, ICVD Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, India.

This observational study investigates the prognostic significance of troponin I in patients undergoing primary percutaneous intervention (pPCI). Sequential cardiac biomarker sampling of the enrolled patients (n = 167) was performed on admission and at 6,12,24 and 48 h. Clinical characteristics, major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) (death, reinfarction, stroke and new or worsening heart failure) and left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) were noted on admission and 30 day follow-up. Read More

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September 2021

Percutaneous Bone and Soft Tissue Biopsies: An Illustrative Approach.

Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 2021 Sep 27;24(3):100772. Epub 2021 Sep 27.

Assistant Professor of Radiology, 2nd Department of Radiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens Greece; Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, 2nd Department of Radiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens Greece. Electronic address:

Even in pandemic times cancer remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Spine and peripheral skeleton constitute a common location for metastatic disease whilst numerous sarcomatous and other primary cancers may be depicted in the musculoskeletal system. Tissue sampling is necessary for histopathological identification as well as for molecular profiling in order to personalize cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment; in addition cultures of bone and soft tissue sampling contribute to identifying pathogens in order to provide the most appropriate systemic therapy. Read More

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September 2021

Effect of tranexamic acid on bleeding outcomes after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

J Endourol 2021 Dec 3. Epub 2021 Dec 3.

Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, 12361, Urology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada;

Purpose: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature to evaluate the efficacy of the routine use of tranexamic acid during percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Methods: This systematic review was conducted following best practices from Cochrane and the Institute of Medicine [Cochrane Handbook and IOM citations]. We followed the updated reporting guidelines from PRISMA 2020. Read More

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December 2021

Randomized controlled trial comparing an open surgical technique and a Seldinger technique for cricothyrotomy performed on a simulated airway.

AEM Educ Train 2021 Aug 1;5(4):e10699. Epub 2021 Aug 1.

Orange Base Hospital Orange New South Wales Australia.

Objectives: Emergency cricothyrotomy is a lifesaving procedure performed when intubation fails and oxygenation cannot occur. There are multiple techniques and kits to perform this procedure. However, current evidence does not provide a definitive answer as to which method is superior. Read More

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Biodegradable Polymer DES (Ultimaster) vs. Magnesium Bioresorbable Scaffold (BRS Magmaris) in Diabetic Population with NSTE-ACS: A One-Year Clinical Outcome of Two Sirolimus-Eluting Stents.

J Diabetes Res 2021 23;2021:8636050. Epub 2021 Nov 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, Hypertension and Clinical Oncology, Wroclaw Medical University, 50-556 Wroclaw, Poland.

Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) with significant involvement of coronary artery disease (CAD) remains a major cause of death and disability among the diabetic population. Although percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) continues to evolve, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a well-established marker of poor clinical prognosis after PCI, which is mainly attributed to the rapid progression of atherosclerosis requiring recurrent revascularizations. Hence, the use of bioresorbable materials could provide some solution to this problem. Read More

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November 2021

Design and rationale for a real-world prospective, multicenter registry of myocardial revascularization failure and secondary revascularization: The REVASEC study.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2021 Nov 16. Epub 2021 Nov 16.

Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Clínico San Carlos (IdISSC), Madrid, Spain.

Aim: To investigate key aspects of the problem of myocardial revascularization failure (MRF) and repeat or secondary myocardial revascularization (SR) in contemporary practice.

Methods: The registry of secondary revascularization (REVASEC) is an investigator-initiated, multicenter, prospective registry enhanced with data monitoring and independent event adjudication (ClinicalTrials.govNCT03349385). Read More

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November 2021

Hepatic metastasis from perianal Paget's disease without identified underlying carcinoma: a case report.

World J Surg Oncol 2021 Dec 2;19(1):336. Epub 2021 Dec 2.

Ningbo Pathological Diagnosis Center, Ningbo, 315000, China.

Background: Perianal Paget's disease (PPD) is a rare malignancy, often associated with an underlying adenocarcinoma and a poor prognosis.

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old female was presented with a history of perianal pruritus for 6 months and enlarged inguinal lymph nodes in the left side. Paget cells were confirmed by pathology after a wide excision of perianal skin. Read More

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December 2021

Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic on Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

Int Heart J 2021 ;62(6):1230-1234

Department of Cardiology, Sakurakai Takahashi Hospital.

During the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) should be treated as possibly infected individuals. Therefore, more time is considered necessary to conduct primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In this study, we sought to evaluate the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on primary PCI for STEMI. Read More

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January 2021

High Human Antimicrobial Peptide LL-37 Level Predicts Lower Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events after an Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

J Atheroscler Thromb 2021 Dec 1. Epub 2021 Dec 1.

Department of Cardiology, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College.

Aims: We previously associated acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) with decreased plasma LL-37 levels. Therefore, this study investigated whether plasma LL-37 levels could predict ischemic cardiovascular events in patients after STEMI.

Methods: We prospectively collected peripheral plasma samples and clinical and laboratory data from consecutive patients who presented with STEMI and underwent primary percutaneous coronary intervention at Fuwai Hospital between April and November 2017. Read More

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December 2021

Cardiac Rehabilitation for Patients with Heart failure: Association With Readmission and Mortality Risk.

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes 2021 Nov 30. Epub 2021 Nov 30.

National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Aims: To examine the temporal trends and factors associated with national CR referral and compare the risk of hospital readmission and mortality in those referred for CR versus no referral.

Methods And Results: This cohort study includes all adult patients alive 120 days from incident HF identified by the Danish Heart Failure Register (n = 33,257) between 2010 and 2018. Multivariable logistic regression models were used to assess the association between CR referral and patient factors and acute all-cause hospital readmission and mortality at 1-year following HF admission. Read More

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November 2021

Percutaneous ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation for giant desmoid tumors of the intra-abdominal cavity in a patient with Gardner syndrome.

J Cancer Res Ther 2021 Nov;17(5):1286-1288

Department of Ultrasonography, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Zhejiang, China.

Gardner syndrome (GS) is a rare variant of familial adenomatous polyposis, leading to numerous intra- and extracolonic lesions. Extracolonic lesions of GS are most common with desmoid tumors (DTs) in the abdominal wall, intra-abdominal cavity, and mesentery. Surgery remains the primary treatment for DTs; however, the patients are challenged with the high recurrence rate after surgical resection, and wide resection often results in debilitating loss of function. Read More

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November 2021

The impact of subclinical hyperthyroidism on cardiovascular prognosis in patients undergoing PCI.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Nov 29. Epub 2021 Nov 29.

Department of Cardiology and Institute of Vascular Medicine, Peking University Third Hospital; Key Laboratory of Molecular Cardiovascular Science, Ministry of Education, Beijing, China.

Background: Limited studies have focused on the impact of SHyper on poor prognosis in patients with known coronary artery disease (CAD). Hence, we implemented the present study to explore the association between SHyper and adverse cardiovascular events in CAD patients who underwent drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation.

Methods: We consecutively recruited 8,283 CAD patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Read More

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November 2021

Association of plasma interleukin-6 with infarct size, reperfusion injury, and adverse remodelling after ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 2021 Nov 25. Epub 2021 Nov 25.

Departement of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck A-6020, Austria.

Aims : Little is known about the clinical relevance of interleukin (IL)-6 in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This study examined the possible associations of plasma IL-6 concentrations with infarct size (IS), reperfusion injury and adverse left ventricular remodelling (LVR), in STEMI patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

Methods And Results: We prospectively included 170 consecutive STEMI patients (median age 57 years, 14% women) treated with primary PCI between 2017 and 2019. Read More

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November 2021

Atrial fibrillation screening on systematic ambulatory electrocardiogram monitoring after percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure: A prospective study.

Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc 2021 Dec 20;37:100919. Epub 2021 Nov 20.

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Montpellier, France.

Background: Increased risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) after patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure was observed in randomized trials without however systematic AF screening. We aimed to evaluate the incidence of AF within 6-month following PFO closure with serial 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiogram (AECG) monitoring.

Methods: All patients undergoing PFO closure were prospectively included in 2 centers. Read More

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December 2021

Bio-Degradable Stents: Primary Experience in a Tertiary Hepatopancreaticobiliary Center in the United Kingdom.

Cureus 2021 Oct 27;13(10):e19075. Epub 2021 Oct 27.

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, East Lancashire Hospital Trust, Blackburn, GBR.

Background: Management of benign biliary strictures (BBS) post bilioenteric anastomoses requires a multidisciplinary approach including surgical, radiological, and/or endoscopic input. Patients often need multiple hospital visits for treatment with the long-term possibility of restenosis. Conventionally BBS have been treated with serial percutaneous transhepatic biliary dilatations necessitating repeat procedures for drain exchange or removal. Read More

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October 2021

The influence of biological age and sex on long-term outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2021 25;11(5):659-678. Epub 2021 Oct 25.

William Harvey Research Institute, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London London, United Kingdom.

Background: Outcome following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is thought to be worse in women than in age-matched men. We assessed whether such differences occur in the UK Pan-London dataset and if age, and particularly menopause, influences upon outcome.

Methods: We undertook an observational cohort study of 26,799 STEMI patients (20,633 men, 6,166 women) between 2005-2015 at 8 centres across London, UK. Read More

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October 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the delivery of primary percutaneous coronary intervention in STEMI.

Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2021 25;11(5):647-658. Epub 2021 Oct 25.

St Bartholomew's Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust London EC1A 7BE, UK.

Objectives: The clinical environment has been forced to adapt to meet the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Intensive care facilities were expanded in anticipation of the pandemic where the consequences include severe delays in elective procedures. Emergent procedures such as Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in which delays in timely delivery have well established adverse prognostic effects must also be explored in the context of changes in procedure and public behaviour associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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October 2021

Impact of extent of coronary artery disease and percutaneous revascularization assessed by the SYNTAX score on outcomes following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2021 Nov 30;21(1):568. Epub 2021 Nov 30.

Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pneumology and Internal Intensive Care, University Hospital Ulm, University of Ulm, Albert-Einstein-Allee 23, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of concomitant coronary artery disease (CAD) assessed by the SYNTAX score (SS) and periprocedural percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Background: Due to controversial data regarding the effect of CAD on outcomes after TAVR, proper revascularization strategies remain a matter of debate.

Methods: 553 patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVR were included in this study. Read More

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November 2021