Triglyceride Glucose Index May Predict Cardio Risks Triglyceride Glucose Index May Predict Cardio Risks
In patients with well-controlled cholesterol after a percutaneous coronary intervention, a higher triglyceride glucose index was tied to higher incidence of adverse clinical outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Source Type: news

AI Tool Predicts PCI Outcomes; Shellfish Blood Clotter; Persuasive CAC Scan Images
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers developed the BMC2 artificial intelligence-based models for predicting death and complications after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). (European Heart Journal) A single bolus of recombinant staphylokinase... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 24, 2024 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ultrasonic flow ratio reliable for assessing coronary stenosis
Ultrasonic flow ratio is a reliable method for computing fractional flow reserve in assessing coronary stenosis, a study published January 9 in the International Journal of Cardiology found. Researchers led by Cheng Yang from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Beijing found that this novel intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-derived method has excellent concordance with fractional flow ratio, is non-inferior to quantitative flow reserve, and is superior to minimum lumen area. “Ultrasonic flow ratio provides a potentiality for the integration of physiological assessment and intravascular imaging in clinical practice...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Subspecialties Cardiovascular Radiology Source Type: news

Female Patients With PCI Benefit From Abbreviated DAPT Female Patients With PCI Benefit From Abbreviated DAPT
Women undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention who receive abbreviated rather than standard dual antiplatelet therapy have similar outcomes to men despite higher baseline risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 20, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Benefits of PCI –Capable Facility Openings Vary by Race, Community
FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2023 -- There are differential benefits associated with a percutaneous coronary intervention–capable facility (PCI-CF) opening based on patient race and community segregation, according to a research letter published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 15, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Silent Gastrointestinal Bleeds Track With Antiplatelet Choice After PCI
(MedPage Today) -- The degree of new or worsening gastrointestinal (GI) injury after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) depended on what patients took for their antiplatelet therapy, according to serial endoscopy results from the OPT-PEACE... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - November 18, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Significantly Cuts Angina Symptoms
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2023 -- Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) improves symptoms versus placebo among patients with stable angina and taking no chest pain medication, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 17, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Angioplasty Redeemed for Stable Angina in Sham-Controlled ORBITA-2
(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- The symptoms of stable angina can be eased by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) alone in the absence of antianginal medications, the randomized ORBITA-2 trial showed. Compared with a sham control, such... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - November 11, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Angioplasty Finally Proven Beneficial in Stable Angina Angioplasty Finally Proven Beneficial in Stable Angina
The randomized ORBITA-2 trial, unlike the preceding ORBITA trial, shows benefit for percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stable angina.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Angioplasty Finally Proven Beneficial in Stable Angina Angioplasty Finally Proven Beneficial in Stable Angina
The randomized ORBITA-2 trial, unlike the preceding ORBITA trial, shows benefit for percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stable angina.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 11, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

To Stent or Not to Stent in Ischemic Heart Failure To Stent or Not to Stent in Ischemic Heart Failure
Does percutaneous coronary intervention improve clinical outcomes in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction?ACC.org (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

How cardiac interventional radiographers promote better patient outcomes
Chris Schmidt.Cardiac interventional (CI) radiographers play a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients during their procedure in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. They are skilled healthcare professionals who specialize in using imaging technology and minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat various cardiac and vascular conditions. CI radiographers work closely with radiologists, vascular surgeons, and interventional cardiologists to perform procedures such as angioplasty, stent placement, heart perfusion studies, and more. These procedures are often used to open blocked blood vessels, repair...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2023 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiologic Technologist Cardiovascular Radiology Interventional Radiology Source Type: news

Yes, It Matters Who Manages Sedation During Interventional Radiology Procedures
(MedPage Today) -- SAN FRANCISCO -- Following interventional radiology procedures such as coronary angioplasty, patients were more likely to be discharged home, rather than to a nursing or long-term care facility, when sedation was provided by... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 15, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Smoking Increases Risk for Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes After PCI
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2023 -- For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), smoking is associated with an increased risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 27 in the European Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 27, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intravascular Imaging in PCI: Time for a Guideline Update? Intravascular Imaging in PCI: Time for a Guideline Update?
Interventional cardiologists Robert Byrne and Rasha Al-Lamee discuss data presented at the 2023 ESC congress on intravascular vs angiography-guided percutaneous coronary intervention.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 13, 2023 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news