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Nathaniel R Smilowitz, Navdeep Gupta, Yu Guo, John T Coppola, Sripal Bangalore
OBJECTIVES: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositive individuals are predisposed to acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We sought to evaluate management strategies and outcomes of AMI in patients with HIV in the contemporary era. METHODS: We analyzed data from the National Inpatient Sample from 2002 to 2011 for patients admitted with AMI with or without HIV. Propensity-score matching was used to identify HIV seropositive AMI patients with similar characteristics who were managed invasively (cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention [PCI], or coronary artery bypass graft surgery [CABG]) or conservatively...
October 2016: Journal of Invasive Cardiology
Aurel Toma, Barbara Elisabeth Stähli, Michael Gick, Herman Colmsee, Cathérine Gebhard, Kambis Mashayekhi, Miroslaw Ferenc, Franz-Josef Neumann, Heinz Joachim Buettner
Successful revascularization of chronic total occlusions (CTOs) has been associated with clinical benefit. Data on outcomes in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for CTO, however, are scarce. A total of 2,002 consecutive patients undergoing PCI for CTO from January 2005 to December 2013 were divided into patients with and without previous CABG, and outcomes were retrospectively assessed. The primary outcome measure was all-cause mortality...
August 31, 2016: American Journal of Cardiology
A Dionne, M Bakloul, C Manlhiot, B W McCrindle, M Hosking, C Houde, D Pepelassis, N Dahdah
Coronary artery (CA) aneurysms are serious complications of Kawasaki disease (KD) responsible for ischemic events. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are reported with limited data on indications and comparative efficacy. Retrospective multicenter comparison of CA intervention following KD is performed in this study. Twenty two cases were available from 5 centers, of whom 11 underwent CABG, 10 PCI and 1 systemic thrombolysis. Age at intervention (8.3 ± 3.9 vs 11...
September 23, 2016: Pediatric Cardiology
Usman Baber, Michael E Farkouh, Yaron Arbel, Paul Muntner, George Dangas, Michael J Mack, Taye H Hamza, Roxana Mehran, Valentin Fuster
BACKGROUND: The optimal method of coronary revascularization among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) complicated by chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains unknown. PURPOSE: To examine the impact of coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) vs. percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes with and without CKD. METHODS: We conducted an 'as-treated' subgroup analysis of the FREEDOM trial to examine the therapeutic efficacy of CABG vs...
August 29, 2016: European Heart Journal
Carlos López-Aguilar, Arturo Abundes-Velasco, Guering Eid-Lidt, Yigal Piña-Reyna, Jorge Gaspar-Hernández
BACKGROUND: The best revascularization method of the unprotected left main is a current and evolving topic. METHODS: Within 3 years, 2439 percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) were registered. We included all the patients with PCI of the unprotected left main, n=48 and matched with patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), n=50. Mayor adverse cerebral-cardiac events (MACCE) were assessed in-hospital and out-hospital during a 16 months follow up...
August 20, 2016: Archivos de Cardiología de México
H Sun, Y J Yang, H Y Xu, J G Yang, X J Gao, Y Wu, W Li, Y Wang, J Liu, C Jin, L Song
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the medical care resources of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Chinese hospitals of different regions and levels. METHODS: We selected 115 hospitals in China, including 61 northern hospitals, 54 southern hospitals, 52 eastern hospitals, 26 central hospitals, 37 western hospitals, 79 tertiary hospitals, 36 secondary hospitals, 34 pro vincial-level hospitals, 46 prefectural-level hospitals and 35 county hospitals. From November 2012 to August 2013, we sent questionnaire to the cardiologists in each hospital, to collect related information...
July 24, 2016: Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing za Zhi
Angela Zagatina, Nadezhda Zhuravskaya
AIMS: The aim of the study was to assess the additive prognostic value of coronary flow velocity reserve (CFVR) alongside wall motion analysis during exercise echocardiography in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). METHODS AND RESULTS: In a prospective, single-centre, observational study, we evaluated 689 patients (449 males; 56 + 9 years) who underwent supine bicycle stress echo (ESE) with CFVR evaluation of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) by Doppler...
August 7, 2016: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Yohei Sotomi, Rafael Cavalcante, David van Klaveren, Jung-Min Ahn, Cheol Whan Lee, Robbert J de Winter, Joanna J Wykrzykowska, Yoshinobu Onuma, Ewout W Steyerberg, Seung-Jung Park, Patrick W Serruys
OBJECTIVES: The study sought to validate the SYNTAX (Synergy Between Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Taxus and Cardiac Surgery) score II mortality prediction model after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass grafting in a large pooled population of patients with multivessel coronary disease (MVD) and/or unprotected left main disease (UPLMD) enrolled in the PRECOMBAT (Bypass Surgery Versus Angioplasty Using Sirolimus-Eluting Stent in Patients With Left Main Coronary Artery Disease) and BEST (Artery Bypass Surgery and Everolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation in the Treatment of Patients with Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease) randomized controlled trials...
August 8, 2016: JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions
Sripal Bangalore, Yu Guo, Jinfeng Xu, Saul Blecker, Navdeep Gupta, Frederick Feit, Judith S Hochman
IMPORTANCE: Reduced rates of cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) are an unintended consequence of public reporting of cardiogenic shock outcomes in New York. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether the referral rates for cardiac catheterization, PCI, or CABG have improved in New York since cardiogenic shock was excluded from public reporting in 2008 and compare them with corresponding rates in Michigan, New Jersey, and California...
September 1, 2016: JAMA Cardiology
Tomasz Roleder, Elżbieta Pociask, Wojciech Wańha, Magdalena Dobrolińska, Paweł Gąsior, Grzegorz Smolka, Wojciech Walkowicz, Tomasz Jadczyk, Tomasz Bochenek, Dariusz Dudek, Andrzej Ochała, Katarzyna Mizia-Stec, Zbigniew Gąsior, Michał Tendera, Ziad A Ali, Wojciech Wojakowski
BACKGROUND: The OCTOPUS registry prospectively evaluates the procedural and long-term outcomes of saphenous vein graft (SVG) PCI. The current study assessed the morphology of de novo lesions and in-stent restenosis (ISR) in patients undergoing PCI of SVG. METHODS AND RESULTS: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) of SVG lesions in consecutive patients presenting with stable CAD and ACS was carried out. Thirty-nine patients (32 de novo and 10 ISR lesions) were included in the registry...
July 25, 2016: Circulation Journal: Official Journal of the Japanese Circulation Society
Florian Blachutzik, Stephan Achenbach, Monique Troebs, Jens Roether, Holger Nef, Christian Hamm, Christian Schlundt
Current guidelines recommend invasive coronary angiography and interventional revascularization in ST-elevation and Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI and NSTEMI). The aim of this study was to analyze culprit lesions and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) success in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). We analyzed the data of 121 consecutive patients in whom coronary angiography was performed in the setting of STEMI or NSTEMI and who had previous CABG. Coronary angiograms were reviewed, and clinical data were evaluated...
August 15, 2016: American Journal of Cardiology
Yasser Ali Kamal, Yasser Shaban Mubarak, Ashraf Ali Alshorbagy
BACKGROUND: A previous percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may affect the outcomes of patients who undergo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The objective of this study was to compare the early in-hospital postoperative outcomes between patients who underwent CABG with or without previous PCI. METHODS: The present study included 160 patients who underwent isolated elective on-pump CABG at the department of cardiothoracic surgery, Minia University Hospital from January 2010 to December 2014...
June 2016: Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Zhe Zheng, Bo Xu, Heng Zhang, Changdong Guan, Ying Xian, Yanyan Zhao, Hongyang Fan, Yuejin Yang, Wei Wang, Runlin Gao, Shengshou Hu
OBJECTIVES: This study sought to investigate long-term clinical outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with unprotected left main disease (ULMD). BACKGROUND: PCI has been increasingly used as an alternative mode of revascularization for ULMD. However, there are limited data comparing clinical outcomes between CABG surgery and PCI. METHODS: Between 2004 and 2010, 4,046 consecutive patients with ULMD were treated with either CABG surgery (n = 2,604) or PCI (n = 1,442) with drug-eluting stents...
June 13, 2016: JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions
Łukasz Rzeszutko, Zbigniew Siudak, Tomasz Tokarek, Krzysztof Plens, Adrian Włodarczak, Andrzej Lekston, Andrzej Ochała, Robert J Gil, Wojciech Balak, Dariusz Dudek
INTRODUCTION: There are limited data describing bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) implantation in complex lesions. Only short-term clinical outcomes are available for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). AIM: To evaluate 12-month clinical outcome, safety and effectiveness of BVS implantation in complex lesions and in stable angina (SA) or ACS. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Five hundred ninety-one patients with SA/ACS were enrolled between October 2012 and November 2013 in 30 invasive cardiology centres in Poland...
2016: Postępy W Kardiologii Interwencyjnej, Advances in Interventional Cardiology
Benedikt Schrage, Moritz Seiffert, Kai MüLLERLEILE, Elvin Zengin, Edith Lubos, Christoph Sinning, Ulrich Schaefer, Karsten Sydow, Stefan Blankenberg, Dirk Westermann
BACKGROUND: Bioabsorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) are a novel option for the treatment of coronary lesions in patients with stable coronary artery disease or acute coronary syndromes. We aimed to identify the influence of BVS implantation on radiation exposure and procedural outcomes compared to drug eluting stents (DES) in daily clinical practice. METHODS: A retrospective single-centre study was performed in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with BVS from 2013 to 2014...
June 1, 2016: Minerva Cardioangiologica
Chaim Locker, Hartzell V Schaff, Richard C Daly, Joseph A Dearani, Malcolm R Bell, Robert L Frye, Kevin L Greason, John M Stulak, Lyle D Joyce, Alberto Pochettino, Zhuo Li, Ryan J Lennon, Amir Lerman
OBJECTIVE: To compare long-term survival with multiple arterial coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) (MultArt) versus percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with multivessel disease (MVD). METHODS: We reviewed 12,615 patients with MVD with isolated primary CABG or PCI from 1993 to 2009. Patients with CABG (n = 6667) were grouped according to the number of arterial grafts into left internal thoracic artery (LITA)/saphenous vein (SV) (n = 5712) or MultArt (n = 955); patients with PCI (n = 5948) were grouped into balloon angioplasty (BA) (n = 1020), drug-eluting stent (DES) (n = 1686), and bare metal stent (BMS) (n = 3242)...
August 2016: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Bo-Yu Li, Xiao-Ming Li, Yan Zhang, Zhan-Yun Wei, Jing Li, Qi Hua
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether coronary artery revascularization therapies (CART), including percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), can improve the in-hospital and long-term outcomes for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients with prior ischemic stroke (IS). METHODS: A total of 387 AMI patients with prior IS were enrolled consecutively from January 15, 2005 to December 24, 2011 in this cohort study. All patients were categorized into the CART group (n = 204) or the conservative medications (CM) group (n = 183)...
February 2016: Journal of Geriatric Cardiology: JGC
Qin Zhang, Xiao-Hong Zhao, Hai-Feng Gu, Zhe-Rong Xu, Yun-Mei Yang
BACKGROUND: The number of elderly people receiving treatment for coronary artery disease (CAD) is increasing, and there are few studies that compared the outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the elderly. The objective of this study was to compare outcomes of CABG and PCI in octogenarians with CAD. METHODS: We conducted a search to identify articles that reported the results of 2-arm studies that compared CABG with PCI in octogenarians...
September 2016: Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Kevin Phan, Dong Fang Zhao, Jessie J Zhou, Aran Karagaratnam, Steven Phan, Tristan D Yan
BACKGROUND: Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) indicated for dialysis are increasingly requiring cardiac valve surgery. The choice of bioprosthetic or mechanic valve prosthesis for such patients requires careful risk assessment. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to assess current evidence available. METHODS: A comprehensive search from six electronic databases was performed from their inception to February 2015. Results from patients with ESRD undergoing cardiac surgery for bioprosthetic or mechanical valve replacement were identified...
May 2016: Journal of Thoracic Disease
Rajiv Gulati, Bernard J Gersh
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