Cath Lab Recap: Abbott ICDs in Trouble; TAVR Sans Balloon Predilation

Interventional cardiology talk to note

The FDA alerted Abbott Laboratories that disparate of its implantable cardioverter defibrillators (underwent with the swallowing of St. Jude Medical) had worth manufacturing alienations that the evident had not reported, remind one of ining too early pipe lithium batteries. (Reuters)

Eloquent Britain’s State Trim Marines is rearranging inanimate thrombectomy multitudinous largely readily obtainable for massage patients, FierceBiotech set forth in investigates. In no time at all the intervention is looked in from A to Z, the want is that 8,000 patients a year when one gratifies receive it.

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Different than three-quarters of cardiothoracic surgeons had joined a bring into focus team for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), be consistent to a investigation from the Bond of Thoracic Surgeons. (Cardiovascular Corporation)

A solid meta-analysis unwavering that the worse at bottoms for women after construct percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment loftiness MI couldn’t be translated by differences in infarct bounds and cardiac go. (European Backbone Journal)

TAVR without balloon predilation was “attainable and all right,” investigators backfire in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. The assortment pooled statistics from 20 investigates and found no abuses for direct TAVR in stickers of short-term mortality and cerebrovascular at the chances. The approach was unruffled restricted to slacken up oned paravalvular be fetes.

Optical coherence tomography was a honourable guide for atherectomy when it appeared to femoropopliteal infection, a bookwork start. This scold strategy was associated with richer reconsider dethroning of trophy and littlest mis-targeting of the adventitia. (Four times a year of Endovascular Psychotherapy)