The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)
Volume 18 Number 8
This issue of EuroIntervention has an ESC/EAPCI consensus paper on catheter-directed therapies for the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism as a complement to current guidelines including a review of current treatment options, standardising patient selection; a comparison of catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) to standard anticoagulation therapy in treating medium to high-risk acute pulmonary embolisms. In coronary interventions, a study using a pre-treatment of evolocumab in addition to statins as an adjunctive preventive therapy to prevent periprocedural microvascular dysfunction after PCI; The AVIATOR-2 international registry looking at subjective physician vs patient perception of AF-PCI antithrombotic strategies; the prognostic relevance and safety of intracoronary provocative testing with acetylcholine in INOCA and MINOCA patients. In interventions for hypertension: the 3-year results from the RADIANCE-HTN SOLO trial looking at the durability of ultrasound renal denervation in treating resistant hypertension; the measurement of arterial stiffness as a predictor of responsiveness to renal denervation and improving patient selection for RDN; and more...