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PCR Peripheral @ GISE: a unique educational link between peripheral endovascular solutions and interventional cardiologists

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e1013-e1017 published online e-edition October 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV13I9A154

1. M.P. Arezzo Hospital, Ragusa, Italy; 2. San Giacomo Hospital, Castelfranco Veneto, Veneto, Italy; 3. Maria-Cecilia Hospital, GVM Care & Research, Cotignola, Italy; 4. Bezmialem University Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey; 5. Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse,


GISE and PCR Peripheral Course are joining forces during the upcoming annual meeting of GISE, in Milan, 11-12 October 2017. This editorial explains why interventional cardiologists should engage in peripheral vascular intervention, especially at sites active in valvular intervention, or in environments where patients suffering from peripheral arterial diseases are not yet offered endovascular treatment. Many patients suffering from one manifestation of atherosclerosis are likely to have concomitant disease in other vascular districts, i.e., coronary and/or peripheral and/or cerebral. Interventional cardiologists are well suited to perform peripheral interventional procedures because of their background and familiarity with both ...

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