SCAI

This channel contains news about the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), including coverage of its annual meeting and links to recently released practice guidelines. SCAI is a leading resource in interventional cardiology and cath lab techniques and technologies. 
 

PROGRESS-CTO flow chart for the hybrid algorithm. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 — A significant update to the PROGRESS-CTO (PROspective Global Registry for the Study of Chronic Total...

Intravenous Drug Use is Causing Rise in Heart Valve Infections, Healthcare Costs. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 — The opioid drug epidemic is impacting cardiology, with a new study finding the number of patients...

Richard Schatz, M.D., (center) is research director of cardiovascular interventions at the Heart, Lung, and Vascular Center at Scripps Clinic, speaking at a SCAI session on collaboration with industry to bring new device technologies to market. He is best known as the co-inventor of the first coronary stent, the Palmaz-Schatz stent. Left is Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., MPH, director of the Sidra Cardiac Program. #SCAI, #SCAI2018

Richard Schatz, M.D., (center) research director of cardiovascular interventions at the Heart, Lung, and Vascular Center at Scripps Clinic, speaking at a 2018 SCAI session on collaboration with industry to bring new device technologies to market. He is best known as the co-inventor of the first coronary stent, the Palmaz-Schatz stent. Left is Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., MPH, director of the Sidra Cardiac Program, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar, who has been active in new device technologies for structural heart disease.

Feature | SCAI | May 14, 2018

Here is an aggregation of all the news and late-breaking studies presented at the 2018...

First-Ever Risk Tool Helps Predict TAVR Readmission Rates in 2018 SCAI late-breaking study. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — A new study looked at the effectiveness of a novel risk tool to predict 30-day readmission rates in...

Novel Way to Treat Blood Clots in Lungs, pulmonary embolism, Found Safe and Effective. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Pulmonary Embolism | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — Results of the FlowTriever Pulmonary Embolectomy (FLARE) study were presented as late-breaking...

More Patients Admitted With Cardiac Conditions such as heart attacks in Winter Than other Months
News | May 11, 2018

 

May 11, 2018 — Two studies examining seasonal variations in cardiac-related hospitalizations, specifically...

Medtronic Shares Two-Year Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Results at SCAI 2018. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced two-year outcomes for the Harmony...

A MitraClip device being deployed to clasp together the leaflets of the mitral valve. This mimics a surgical suture repair to create a double orifice valve with better leaflet coaptation to prevent mitral regurgitation. Abbott Mitraclip device.

A MitraClip device being deployed to clasp together the leaflets of the mitral valve. This mimics a surgical suture repair to create a double orifice valve with better leaflet coaptation to prevent mitral regurgitation.

News | Structural Heart | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — The post-approval study evaluating the safety and efficacy of MitraClip in a real-world, commercial...

A patient injuried by extreme exposure to X-ray radiation during an angiography procedure, which is included among the images in the American College of Cardiology (ACC) consensus document. Angiography skin burn.

A patient injured by extreme exposure to X-ray radiation during an angiography procedure, which is included among the images in the consensus document. Severe skin injury typically appears four to eight weeks following the exposure. In extreme cases, the ulceration can become confluent and full thickness necrosis of skin may develop, exposing underlying fat, muscle and even bone.

 

News | Radiation Dose Management | May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 — A new consensus document has been issued to guide the optimal use of ionizing radiation in...

SCAI Announces Global Lecture Series for 2018 Scientific Sessions
News | Cath Lab | April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 — Many of the world’s leading interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular professionals will...

SCAI Advocacy Committee Highlights Reimbursement Reform Efforts in 2017
News | Cath Lab | January 30, 2018

January 30, 2018 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) highlighted the efforts of...

Videos | TCT | November 15, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows some of the innovations displayed on the expo floor at the 2017 Transcatheter...

SCAI Launches TRAnsition for VALUE Radial Access Educational Initiative
News | Radial Access | November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions recently announced the launch of...

SCAI Successful in Securing Inpatient Status for AMI-PCI Patients
News | Cardiovascular Business | November 09, 2017

November 9, 2017 — In the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions’ (SCAI)...

Systolic Blood Pressure at Time of STEMI PCI May Predict In-Hospital Mortality
News | Cath Lab | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — Researchers have led a retrospective single-center...

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