Former National Football League (NFL) player Ed White (left) needed a new aortic heart valve, but decided to wait several months for the FDA to approve TAVR for low-risk patients so he would not have to undergo open heart surgery. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders received two stents after he was hospitalized with chest pain was hospitalized with chest pain on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. The event brought PCI to the forefront of national news in October.
November 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of October 2019. This is based on the website’s 231,423 pageviews for the month:
14. VIDEO: Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Continues to Reduce Mortality by 50 Percent — Interview at TCT 2019 with William O'Neill, M.D.
16. VIDEO: Use of Large Bore Vascular Closure — Interview at TCT 2019 with Ashish Pershad, M.D.
19. VIDEO: The Expansion of TAVR Following the FDA Clearing its Use in All Patients — Interview at TCT 2019 with Torsten Vahl, M.D.,
20. VIDEO: Trends in Radial Access for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions — Interview at TCT 2019 with Sunil Rao, M.D., and Prashant Kaul, M.D.
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