May 2019

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Volume 31 Issue 5 E
This study aimed to identify predictors of extended postoperative length of stay after uncomplicated TAVR. Non-transfemoral approach, non-elective admission, female sex, low mean transaortic gradient, presence of chronic renal failure, and pulmonary…
We evaluated the feasibility and safety of LAA closure through femoral access in patients previously implanted with an inferior vena cava filter. LAA closure was successfully implanted in all cases using an Amulet device in 3 patients and a Watchman…
Our aim was to examine the role of the Flex Vessel Prep system (VentureMed Group), a dynamic, microincision, non-balloon based system, prior to PTA in reducing or limiting severe dissections.
The objective of this multicenter study was to demonstrate the feasibility and safety of upper-extremity venous access in a pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory.
This study assesses very long-term performance and outcomes of the everolimus-eluting stent in a real-world population.
For patients needing coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a planned, staged intervention has been recommended by experts. Ad hoc CTO-PCI, however, occurs in practice. Sandoval et al examined the frequency,…