SCAI Late-breaking Clinical Trials

Here is an aggregation of all the news and late-breaking studies presented at the 2018 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions. 


Late-breaking Studies:

Derivation of a Simple Risk Tool to Predict 30-day Readmissions after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement — Presented by Sahil Khera, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

Procedural, Clinical and Health Status Outcomes in Chronic Total Coronary Occlusion Revascularization with Zotarolimus-Eluting Stents: Results from the PERSPECTIVE Trial — Presented by David Kandzari, M.D., Piedmont Heart Institute

Length of Stay Post Trans-Femoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement — Presented by Siddharth Wayangankar, M.D., Shands/University of Florida

A Prospective, Single-Arm Multicenter Trial of Catheter-Directed Mechanical Thrombectomy for Intermediate-Risk Acute Pulmonary Embolism: The FLARE Study — Presented by Thomas Tu, M.D., Baptist Health Louisville

Immunomodulatory Therapy Reduces Atherosclerotic Plaque Burden by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Psoriasis at One-Year — Presented by Nehal Mehta, M.D., National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Culprit Vessel vs. Multivessel Revascularization Strategies in Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock: Insights from the British Columbia Cardiac Registry — Presented by Bilal Iqbal, M.D., Victoria Heart Institute Foundation, Canada

PROGRESS-CTO: The Hybrid Approach of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Chronic Total Occlusions — Presented by Peter Tajti, M.D., Abbott Northwestern Hospital

• The Abbott Post-Approval Study 1 MitraClip Registry: 1-year Results of the First 2,000 Patients in the Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry — Presented by James Hermiller, M.D., The St. Vincent Medical Group at The Heart Center

Strategies to Reduce Acute Kidney Injury and Improve Clinical Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI): A PRESERVE Trial Subgroup Analysis of the Prevention of Serious Adverse Events — Presented by Santiago Garcia, M.D., Minneapolis VA Medical Center

Discrepancy Between Physician Perception and Objective Assessment of Stroke, Stent Thrombosis and Bleeding Risk in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing PCI: Results From the Aviator 2 International Registry — Presented by Roxana Mehran, M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Other Key Presentations at SCAI:

More Patients Admitted With Cardiac Conditions in Winter Than Other Months

Intravenous Drug Use is Causing Rise in Heart Valve Infections, Healthcare Costs

3-D Printed Models to Guide TAVR Improve Outcomes

SCAI Launches Diagnosis and Treatment Toolkit for Peripheral Artery Disease

Medtronic Shares Two-Year Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Results

SCAI Updates Consensus on Length of Stay for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

SCAI Releases Consensus Guidelines for Femoral-Popliteal Arterial Interventional Device Selection



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