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. 
 

First-in-Human Results Show Early Bird Device Effective in Early Detection of Internal Bleeding
News | Patient Monitors | June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019 – New study results validate the effectiveness of the Saranas Early Bird Bleed Monitoring System to sense...
Novel Therapeutic Approach Effective at Reducing Pressure for Heart Failure Patients

Image courtesy of Kapur N.K., Karas R.H., Burkhoff D., et al.

News | Heart Failure | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 – Results from a first-in-man proof of concept study found occlusion of the superior vena cava (SVC)...
Global Afib Patient Registry Shows New Tools Needed to Assess Patient Risk
News | Patient Engagement | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 – Initial results from the AVIATOR 2 international registry were presented as late-breaking clinical...
First Prospective Registry Confirms FFR Impacts CAD Treatment Plans
News | FFR Technologies | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 – A prospective, multicenter, multinational study examines how fractional flow reserve (FFR) can impact...
Philips Healthcare, Volcano IVUS showing an implanted stent. IVUS might offer an alternative to contrast angiography in patients with acute kidney disease (AKD).
News | Cath Lab | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 – A late-breaking study examined the effects of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guided drug-eluting stent...
Cath Lab econimics is being addressed by SCAI. Photo shows the Siemens Artis Q angiography system.
News | Cath Lab | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 – An expert consensus statement provides recommendations for optimizing the financial operations of the...
Impella SmartAssist Platform Launches at SCAI
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019 — Abiomed announced that the Impella CP with SmartAssist will be commercially available beginning at the...
Philips Launches IntraSight Interventional Applications Platform
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of the new IntraSight interventional applications platform. The secure,...
SCAI Releases New Consensus Document on Classification Stages of Cardiogenic Shock

Image courtesy of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

News | Cardiogenic Shock | May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 – A newly released expert consensus statement proposes a classification schema for cardiogenic shock (CS)...
Cordis Announces U.S. Launch of Radial 360 Portfolio
Technology | Radial Access | May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, recently announced the full U.S. launch of its Radial 360 portfolio,...
Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., FSCAI, right, during a chronic total occlusion (CTO) case in his lab at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. He is presenting in several SCAI 2019 sessions.  SCAI 2019 late breaking sessions, SCAI featured research sessions.

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., FSCAI, right, during a chronic total occlusion (CTO) case in his lab at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. He is presenting in several SCAI 2019 sessions.  

Feature | SCAI | May 08, 2019
May 8, 2019 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2019 Scientific Sessions will take...
SCAI Offers Recommendations for Safe Use of PFO Closure Technologies. SCAI said completion of the randomized trials demonstrating the superiority of PFO closure and medical therapy over medical therapy alone
News | Structural Heart Occluders | March 27, 2019
March 27. 2019 — A newly released expert consensus statement provides recommendations for the safe and effective...
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2019 Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas, May 19-22, with feature a peripheral vascular track with interactive sessions. Henry Ford Hospital CTO case.
Feature | SCAI | February 25, 2019 | Subhash Banerjee, M.D., FSCAI, Abu-Fadel Mazen, M.D., FSCAI and Rajesh Swaminathan, M.D., FSCAI
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2019 Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas, May 19-22,...
The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons was called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Cook Zilver PTX paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study.

The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons was called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Cook Zilver PTX paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 25, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
The anti-proliferative drug paclitaxel has been used as a coating on coronary stents to prevent restenosis since 2003,...
iFR reference numbers posted for new users in the cath lab at Northwestern Medicine's Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill.
News | FFR Technologies | July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018 — The Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a focused update expert consensus...