June 2019

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Volume 31 Issue 6 E
The International Andreas Gruentzig Society is an educational society of physicians and scientists interested in cardiovascular and related fields. Members cooperate in the advancement of knowledge and education through research, publication, study,…
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of performing rotational atherectomy using smaller burrs and subsequently smaller-sheath size catheters.
The burden and impact of sleep deprivation in cardiology has received limited study. We distributed a multidisciplinary, online survey on sleep health patterns and sleep deprivation involving 44 closed-ended questions to cardiovascular workers.
The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of nonagenarians undergoing alternative access TAVR compared with transfemoral TAVR.
We aimed to evaluate the feasibility of an ultra-low contrast volume percutaneous coronary intervention protocol in patients with severe chronic kidney disease.
We evaluated the efficacy of low-dose radiation (≤7.5 frames/second [f/s]) compared with standard-dose radiation (≥10 f/s) in cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention.
The optimal timing of AVR among patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis (AS) remains uncertain and controversial. We conducted a cohort study of consecutive patients with severe AS.
CTO PCI using the hybrid algorithm has traditionally been performed femorally using 8 Fr sheaths. Antegrade dissection and re-entry has facilitated procedures using 6 or 7 Fr guides via the radial artery. Radial artery dysfunction is a recognized com…