November 2020

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Volume 32 Issue 11 E
November 2020 Table of Contents and Whole Issue PDF
The aim of this study was to report the 30-day and 1-year outcomes and performance from the Portico Alternative Access study to obtain CE approval of the alternative access delivery system.
Percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy is an attractive alternative to thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute pulmonary embolism, but its use is currently discouraged due to safety concerns. We studied 33 consecutive patients with acute pulmonary e…
Percutaneous mitral valve repair is an alternative treatment for high-risk patients with symptomatic mitral regurgitation. Our study aimed to assess the reasons for and outcomes of patients who were declined MitraClip implantation and compare them wi…
Patients after cardiac arrest treated with extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (eCPR) evidence high mortality. Recently, women were reported to evidence even worse outcomes after cardiac arrest. However, sex-specific data on cardiac arrest p…
The present study aimed to evaluate maternal and fetal outcomes in patients who underwent percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty (PBMV) during antenatal care. We studied demographic, clinical, echocardiographic, hemodynamic, and Doppler examinatio…
The impact of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention (CTO-PCI) on angina and subsequent incidence of major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE) remains controversial. We compared patient-reported angina change and the incidence of…
Opiates and benzodiazepines are commonly used during invasive coronary angiography to address pain and anxiety. In the United States, these medications are used in more than 90% of such cases. We aimed to evaluate the impact of music on levels of pai…
The effect of intraprocedural coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) guidance on PCI is unknown. We sought to determine the influence of CTA guidance on procedural strategies and immediate angiographic outcomes of PCI. Sixty patients were ran…
Our objective was to identify features to help identify patients likely to benefit from balloon aortic valvuloplasty.