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. 
 

Large Multicenter Study Shows High Success Rate for Robotic PCI Procedures, SCAI, Corindus CorPath 200
News | Robotic Systems | May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 — The largest real-world study of robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) demonstrated clinical...
Race, Gender and Socioeconomic Factors Impact PCI Outcomes, PLATINUM Diversity study, SCAI 2017
News | Cath Lab | May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017 — A first-of-its-kind study discovered that women and minorities who underwent a percutaneous coronary...
Analysis Looks at Role Type of Valve Plays in Patient Outcomes Post-TAVR
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017 — For patients who undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), their risk factors, not the type...
Day of the Week PCI-Related Hospitalization Occurs Determines Likelihood of Survival, SCAI 2017
News | Cath Lab | May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017 — In a large-scale analysis of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)-related hospitalizations, people...
Stem Cell Therapy Holds Promise for Treating Most Severe Cases of Angina
News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017 — An analysis of data from the entire development program consisting of three trials assessing the...
Interrupting Inflammatory Signals Decreases Repeat Artery Blockage
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017 — Peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients who were treated with an anti-inflammatory steroid injected...
Analysis Shows Increased Risk of Early Stroke with New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Post-TAVR, SCAI 2017 late-breaking clinical trial
News | Stroke | May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017 — More than one-third of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) were observed...
a list of SCAI late breaking trial presentations
Feature | SCAI | May 01, 2017
May 30, 2017 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2017 Scientific Sessions took place...

A Medtronic CoreValve TAVR device being deployed under angiographic image guidance.

 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 — The largest observational study of percutaneous transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (...
News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 16, 2016
May 16,  2016 — Patients treated with processed autologous adipose-derived regenerative cells (ADRCs) injected into the...
News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 — A study using a stem cell therapy to treat challenging refractory angina (RA) patients demonstrated...
PROMETHEUS, anticoagulation in women
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 – Women younger than 55 years of age who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute...
OCT, ORBID study
News | Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 — In a new study using optical coherence tomography (OCT), an invasive laser imaging technique that...
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 — A study on the impact of using different anticoagulation medications on men and women who have undergone...
corpath, corindus, cath lab robot, CORA-PCI
News | Robotic Systems | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — A first-of-its kind study using robotic technology to remotely control coronary guidewires and stents...