The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)
Volume 18 Number 6
This issue includes the second part of the expert consensus by the European Bifurcation Club on implanting two stents with a procedural overview, consideration of technical issues and a look towards future coronary bifurcation lesion treatment. In Coronary Interventions: possible implementation of one-month dual antiplatelet therapy followed by aspirin depending on clinical presentation of patient – stable CAD, but not for ACS; an investigation of outcomes of STEMI patients with no stenting or deferred stenting compared to stented STEMI patients; 3-year results of the TALENT trial comparing the sirolimus-eluting ultrathin strut SUPRAFLEX stent with the XIENCE stent. In Interventions for Valvular Disease and Heart Failure, the failure of ARC high bleeding risk criteria to adequately cover TAVI patients; 12-month analysis of MITRA-FR trial comparing heart failure hospitalisation rates for patients treated by transcatheter mitral valve repair as opposed to guideline directed medical therapy...and more!