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Dec 18, 2023

Volume 19 Number 11

In this issue, we bring you a debate on whether patients with chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, also known as ischaemic cardiomyopathy, should be revascularised, offering PCI for HFrEF patients. In coronary interventions: an article on physiological assessments for predicting haemodynamic outcomes; the relationship between vessel location and instantaneous wave-free ratio; a translational research paper on laser intravascular lithotripsy; a research correspondence on the use of drug-coated balloon angioplasty in patients with de novo long lesions on large coronary arteries. In interventions for valvular disease and heart failure: the epidemiology and prognostic significance of different phenotypes of extra-mitral valve cardiac involvement in primary mitral regurgitation patients referred for transcatheter edge-to-edge repair; THV deformation in mitral valve-in-valve procedures; the first-in-human experiences with the CAPTIS cerebral embolic protection device in TAVI. In peripheral interventions: a look at in-hospital and post-discharge outcomes of PAD patients undergoing PVI with or without atherectomy; and more.

Viewpoint

Debate

Coronary interventions

Preprocedural physiological assessment of coronary disease patterns to predict haemodynamic outcomes post-PCI
Kotoku N, Ninomiya K, Masuda S, O’Leary N, Garg S, Naito M, Miyashita K, Tobe A, Kageyama S, Tsai TY, Revaiah PC, Tu S, Kozuma K, Kawashima H, Ishibashi Y, Nakazawa G, Takahashi K, Okamura T, Miyazaki Y, Tateishi H, Nakamura M, Kogame N, Asano T, Nakatani S, Morino Y, Ishida M, Katagiri Y, Ono M, Hara H, Sotomi Y, Tanabe K, Ozaki Y, Muramatsu T, Dijkstra J, Onuma Y, Serruys PW
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00516

Editorial comment

Pullback pressure gradient index: can it predict plaque phenotype?
Bourantas C, Yap N
10.4244/EIJ-E-23-00055
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Changes in post-PCI physiology based on anatomical vessel location: a DEFINE PCI substudy
Matsumura M, Maehara A, Davis JE, Kumar G, Sharp A, Samady H, Seto AH, Cohen D, Patel MR, Ali ZA, Stone GW, Jeremias A
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00517

Editorial comment

Intravascular laser lithotripsy for calcium fracture in human coronary arteries
Gruslova AB, Katta N, Nolen D, Jenney S, Vela D, Buja M, Cilingiroglu M, Seddighi Y, Han HC, Milner TE, Feldman MD
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00487
Immediate and follow-up outcomes of drug-coated balloon angioplasty in de novo long lesions on large coronary arteries
Leone PP, Oliva A, Regazzoli D, Gitto M, Novelli L, Cozzi O, Stefanini GG, Rossi ML, Sticchi A, Tartaglia F, Mangieri A, Reimers B, Colombo A
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00502

Interventions for valvular disease and heart failure

Impact of extra-mitral valve cardiac involvement in patients with primary mitral regurgitation undergoing transcatheter edge-to-edge repair
Popolo Rubbio A, Sisinni A, Moroni A, Adamo M, Grasso C, Casenghi M, Tusa MB, Barletta M, Denti P, Giordano A, De Marco F, Bartorelli AL, Montorfano M, Godino C, Agricola E, Citro R, De Felice F, Mongiardo A, Monteforte I, Villa E, Petronio AS, Giannini C, Crimi G, Masiero G, Tarantini G, Testa L, Tamburino C, Bedogni F
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00548
Deformation of transcatheter heart valves with mitral valve-in-valve
Fukui M, Okada A, Burns MR, Sato H, Thao KR, Wang C, Koike H, Hamid N, Enriquez-Sarano M, Lesser JR, Cavalcante JL, Sorajja P, Bapat VN
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00614
First-in-human study of the CAPTIS embolic protection system during transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Danenberg H, Vaknin-Assa H, Makkar R, Virmani R, Manevich L, Codner P, Patel V, Finn AV, Landes U, Rubinshtein R, Bar A, Barnea R, Mezape Y, Teichman E, Eli S, Weisz G, Kornowski R
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00465

Peripheral interventions

Outcomes of atherectomy in patients undergoing lower extremity revascularisation
Albaghdadi M, Young MN, Al-Bawardy R, Monteleone P, Hawkins B, Armstrong E, Kassab M, Khraishah H, Chowdhury M, Tripathi A, Kennedy KK, Secemsky E
10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00432
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