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Journal of Interventional Cardiology

Yakup Balaban, Ahmet Kaya, Mustafa H Satilmisoglu, Muhammet B Balaban
BACKGROUND: In this study, we aimed to compare the effectiveness and safety of NTG administration via catheter and local NTG infusion through a perforated balloon in order to prevent coronary spasm from developing during percutaneous intervention. METHOD: The study began with 1:1 randomization into two groups of a total of 1688 patients scheduled for PCT. A total of 91 patients in the proximal group who developed lesions received 500 mcg NTG through a catheter, while 85 patients in the local group with lesions developed during the procedure received 500 mcg local NTG through a perforated balloon...
July 19, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Zenon Huczek, Kajetan Grodecki, Piotr Scisło, Krzysztof Wilczek, Dariusz Jagielak, Wojciech Fil, Piotr Kubler, Piotr Olszówka, Maciej Dąbrowski, Marek Frank, Marek Grygier, Michał Kidawa, Radosław Wilimski, Katarzyna Żelazowska, Adam Witkowski, Janusz Kochman, Marian Zembala, Grzegorz Opolski, Danny Dvir, Wojciech Wojakowski
OBJECTIVE: To compare the safety and efficacy of transcathether aortic valve-in-valve implantation (ViV-TAVI) in degenerated stentless bioprostheses with failed stented valves and degenerated native aortic valves. INTRODUCTION: Little is known about ViV-TAVI in degenerated stentless valves. METHODS: Out of 45 ViV-TAVI procedures reported in the POL-TAVI registry, 20 failed stentless valves were compared with 25 stented prostheses and propensity-matched with 45 native TAVI cases...
July 15, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Gabby Elbaz-Greener, Maneesh Sud, Oran Tzuman, Marina Leitman, Zvi Vered, Nissan Ben-Dov, Uri Oron, Alex Blatt
BACKGROUND: Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has photobiostimulatory effects on stem cells and may offer cardioprotection. This cell-based therapy may compliment primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). OBJECTIVE: In this randomized control trial, our primary objective was to determine the safety and feasibility of LLLT application to the bone marrow in patients with STEMI undergoing PPCI...
July 12, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Yuji Matsuda, Takashi Ashikaga, Taro Sasaoka, Yu Hatano, Tomoyuki Umemoto, Takanobu Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Maejima, Kenzo Hirao
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness of the proximal optimization technique (POT) to prevent longitudinal stent elongation. BACKGROUND: The mechanism of stent elongation, which occurs after post-balloon dilation, is still unclear. METHODS: A total of 103 lesions treated with optical coherence tomography guided coronary intervention between May 2013 and November 2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Lesions were divided according to the circumferential degree of malapposition at the stent edge immediately after deployment into well-apposed group (<180°) and malapposed group (≥180°)...
July 10, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Michael Megaly, Marwan Saad, Peter Tajti, M Nicholas Burke, Ivan Chavez, Mario Gössl, Daniel Lips, Michael Mooney, Anil Poulose, Paul Sorajja, Jay Traverse, Yale Wang, Louis P Kohl, Steven M Bradley, Emmanouil S Brilakis
BACKGROUND: We sought to examine the impact of coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on left ventricular (LV) function. METHODS: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies published between January 1980 and November 2017 on the impact of successful CTO PCI on LV function. RESULTS: A total of 34 observational studies including 2735 patients were included in the meta-analysis. Over a weighted mean follow-up of 7...
July 4, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Katarzyna Mitrega, Witold Streb, Magdalena Szymala, Tomasz Podolecki, Anna Leopold-Jadczyk, Stanislaw Morawski, Zbigniew Kalarus
AIM: Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) is a technique for preventing thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation and a high risk of irreversible bleeding. In some patients, a spontaneous iatrogenic transseptal leak (ITL) remains after LAAO. The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between ITL incidence and the results of cardiac function tests in patients who underwent LAAO. METHODS AND RESULTS: LAOO was performed in 62 consecutive patients using the Amplatzer Amulet...
June 27, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Arvind R Devanabanda, Ramyashree Tummala, Andrew Galmer, Cindy Grines, Mitchell D Weinberg
Aim of this review is to inform major clinical trials in peripheral vascular interventions in the year of 2017.
June 21, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Craig Basman, Afnan Tariq, Yuvrajsinh J Parmar, Deepak Asti, Neil L Coplan, Varinder P Singh, Carl D Reimers
Pharmacotherapy for percutaneous coronary interventions is essential to optimize the balance between thrombosis and bleeding. Currently, choices abound for the selection of antiplatelet and anticoagulation therapies during percutaneous intervention (PCI). This review article discusses the mechanisms, pharmacokinetics/dynamics, and clinical data behind the various pharmacotherapies including; aspirin, thienopyridines, glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, vorapaxar, heparin, direct thrombin inhibitors, and factor Xa inhibitors...
June 19, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Suneil K Aggarwal, Nicola Delahunty Rn, Leon J Menezes, Richard Perry, Bethany Wong, Markus Reinthaler, Muhiddin Ozkor, Michael J Mullen
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate solid embolization during transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and correlate this with aortic valve calcification. BACKGROUND: There is a known stroke risk with TAVI, thought partly to be due to dislodgement of native aortic valve particles during implantation. However, to date there is little evidence that aortic valve calcification actually impacts embolic risk. METHODS: Transcranial Doppler (TCD) was performed on consecutive suitable patients undergoing TAVI, using hardware and software enabling differentiation between solid and gaseous emboli...
June 13, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Ahmed Rezq, Marwan Saad
OBJECTIVES: To examine whether routine thrombus aspiration (TA) is associated with improved myocardial salvage in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) presenting ≥12 h after onset of symptoms. BACKGROUND: TA is a recognized treatment option in patients with STEMI undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) especially in the setting of heavy thrombus burden. However, data on the role of TA in STEMI patients presenting late after onset of symptoms are limited...
June 4, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Jie Sheng Foo, Maksym Lazu, Si Ying Pang, Phong Teck Lee, Ju Le Tan
BACKGROUND: To determine differences in right heart remodeling for patients with ASD who underwent surgical compared to device closure. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of echo data of 121 adult patients with ASD from 2005 to 2015 performed prior to closure and within 6-8 weeks, 6 months, and 1 year post closure. RESULTS: 121 patients with median age of 39 were studied. Patients who underwent device closure were older (46 vs 37 years, P < 0...
June 4, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Piotr S Kwiatkowski, Jerzy Malachowski, Wioletta Jakubas-Kwiatkowska, Sławomir Gołebiewski, Robert J Gil, Przemysław Kwasiborski, Bernadetta Kałuza, Edyta Sutkowska
OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the impact of stent inflation pressure and type of guidewire on "jailed" coronary guidewire damage occurring during bifurcation angioplasty. BACKGROUND: Despite new techniques and treatment options during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) we still observe peri- and postoperative complications for to various known and unknown reasons. METHODS: Patients undergoing PCI within the coronary bifurcation were randomly assigned to one of four groups: Pilot 50 or BMW guidewire and pressure ≤12 or >12 atm...
June 4, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Yakup Balaban, Murat G Elevli
INTRODUCTION: Radial artery occlusions (RAOs) impose an important problem that limit transradial interventions. In this study, we represent that it is possible to perform interventions through occluded radial arteries. METHOD: Twenty-five patients with RAO who had retrograde flow shown by doppler ultrasonography were enrolled into our study. After preparing the radial region, the radial artery was accessed with a puncture needle. A 0.014″ guidewire was introduced into the brachial artery via the radial artery with the aid of balloon back up...
May 31, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Marco Hernández-Enríquez, Olivier Lairez, Francisco Campelo-Parada, Thibault Lhermusier, Frédéric Bouisset, Jérôme Roncalli, Meyer Elbaz, Didier Carrié, Nicolas Boudou
OBJECTIVES: To compare outcomes in patients receiving polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and polyurethane (PL) covered stents (CS) after coronary artery perforation (CAP). BACKGROUND: The prognosis of CAP has improved with the advent of CSs. Information is scarce about the outcomes of new-generation CSs. METHODS: Sixty-one patients were treated with CSs in a 5-years period (age = 77 ± 8.75% males). Procedural and clinical data were retrospectively collected...
May 28, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Jason Nogic, Yi-Wei Baey, Nitesh Nerlekar, Francis J Ha, James D Cameron, Arthur Nasis, Nick E J West, Adam J Brown
BACKGROUND: Polymer-free drug eluting stents (PF-DES) were developed, in part, to overcome risk of late ischemic events observed with permanent polymer-coated DES (PP-DES). However, trial results are inconsistent with longer-term safety and efficacy of PF-DES remaining unknown. We performed a meta-analysis of randomized trials assessing outcomes of patients receiving PF-DES versus PP-DES for treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). METHODS: Electronic searches were performed for randomized trials comparing outcomes between PF-DES and PP-DES...
May 24, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Somsupha Kanjanauthai, Luigi Pirelli, Nikhil Nalluri, Chad A Kliger
Since the inception of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), there have been significant reductions in complications due to improvements of transcatheter heart valve (THV) designs and technologies. Given expanding TAVR applications, reducing complications further and better understanding THV durability has become a focus within the structural heart space. Recently, dedicated cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CTA) performed at 1 month post-TAVR has identified subclinical leaflet thrombosis (SLT), with rates as high as 40%...
May 23, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Nikhil Nalluri, Varunsiri Atti, Abdullah B Munir, Boutros Karam, Nileshkumar J Patel, Varun Kumar, Praveen Vemula, Sushruth Edla, Deepak Asti, Amrutha Paturu, Sriramya Gayam, Jonathan Spagnola, Emad Barsoum, Gregory A Maniatis, Frank Tamburrino, Ruben Kandov, James Lafferty, Chad Kliger
BACKGROUND: Bioprosthetic (BP) valves have been increasingly used for aortic valve replacement over the last decade. Due to their limited durability, patients presenting with failed BP valves are rising. Valve in Valve - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (ViV-TAVI) emerged as an alternative to the gold standard redo-Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (redo-SAVR). However, the utility of ViV-TAVI is poorly understood. METHODS: A systematic electronic search of the scientific literature was done in PubMed, EMBASE, SCOPUS, Google Scholar, and ClinicalTrials...
May 20, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Yasser Al-Khadra, Fahed Darmoch, Motaz Baibars, Amir Kaki, Zaher Fanari, M Chadi Alraies
BACKGROUND: The concomitant presence of mitral stenosis (MS) in the setting of symptomatic aortic stenosis represent a clinical challenge. Little is known regarding the outcome of mitral stenosis (MS) patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) or surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR). Therefore, we sought to study the outcome of MS patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR). METHOD: Using weighted data from the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) database between 2011 and 2014, we identified patients who were diagnosed with MS...
May 17, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Wei-Chieh Huang, Hsin-I Teng, Chien-Hung Hsueh, Shing-Jong Lin, Wan-Leong Chan, Tse-Min Lu
BACKGROUND: The successful recanalization rate of chronic total occlusion (CTO) lesions without retrograde collaterals available is always low. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) may be useful to guide the subintimal guidewire to re-enter the true lumen. We evaluated the clinical feasibility and efficacy of the IVUS-guided wiring re-entry technique for these complex CTO lesions. METHODS: Twenty consecutive patients (19 male, mean age: 65.3 ± 12.8 years) with both failed antegrade and retrograde approaches were enrolled...
May 3, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
Carlo Zivelonghi, Koen Teeuwen, Pierfrancesco Agostoni, Renè J van der Schaaf, Flavio Ribichini, Tom Adriaenssens, Johannes C Kelder, Jan G P Tijssen, José P S Henriques, Maarten J Suttorp
OBJECTIVES: The PRISON-IV trial showed inferior outcome in patients with chronic total occlusions (CTOs) treated with the ultrathin-struts (60 μm for stent diameter ≤3 mm, 81μm >3 mm) hybrid-sirolimus eluting stents (SES) compared with everolimus eluting stents (EES, 81 μm). The aim of this study is to investigate if the use of smaller stents (≤3 mm) was responsible for the inferior outcome reported in the trial. METHODS: In the PRISON-IV trial 330 patients with CTO lesion were randomized 1:1 to receive either hybrid-SES or EES...
May 1, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiology
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