Volume 18 Number 1
May 2022

Volume 18 Number 1

In this special EuroPCR “live again” edition with viewpoints on 30 years of radial access and TAVI at 20, we have articles on, in interventions for valvular disease and heart failure: early outcomes of TAVI vs SAVR in the treatment of bicuspid aortic valve stenosis; the impact of mild paravalvular regurgitation on five-year outcomes for patients after TAVI; in transcatheter mitral valve repair with MitraClip, a staging classification for risk prediction based on right heart remodelling due to mitral regurgitation. In interventions for stroke: a thrombus trapping technique for left atrial appendage closure procedure, the TRAPEUR registry; suture-mediated patent foramen ovale closure using the NobleStitch EL device; large left atrial appendage occlusion using the double device LAmbre technique. In coronary interventions: an expert review of the different crush techniques used for treatment of coronary artery bifurcation lesions; translational research into the nature of stent deformation and elongation during proximal optimisation techniques; and more...