December 2016

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Volume 28 Issue 12
Abstract presentations from the AimRADIAL2016 5th Advanced International Masterclass held in Budapest, Hungary on September 21-23, 2016
A 65-year-old patient underwent pericardiocentesis for cardiac tamponade after radiofrequency ablation for ventricular tachycardia. Subsequent to stabilization, the patient developed pneumopericardium, which was detected in the catheterization labora…
We describe the first use of MitraClip to treat severe primary tricuspid regurgitation and right heart failure in a patient with previous cardiac transplantation and high surgical risk.
The use of electroanatomical mapping can facilitate the identification of the ideal cryoablation site by providing a three-dimensional map of the earliest activation site. This case demonstrates the combined use of the cryoablation technology with el…
The purpose of this study was to determine if implantation of multiple recalled defibrillator leads is associated with an increased risk of lead failure.
We examined a contemporary, unselected cohort of patients with coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs) to determine the impact of CTO revascularization on long-term outcomes.
A study that addresses the controversy over the impact of preoperative coronary artery disease and necessity of preoperative coronary revascularization on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing TAVR.
This study compared computed tomography angiography with intravascular ultrasound in patients undergoing TAVR evaluation.
The authors offer their insights into the article on stenting saphenous vein graft lesions by Mosleh, et al. 
The authors offer a commentary on plaque composition and the topics under discussion in this month's article by Christakopoulos, et al.