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This channel contains news about the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference presented by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). It includes coverage from the annual meeting and links CRF news. TCT is the premier conference for the subspecialty of interventional cardiology, including the new subspecialty areas of transcatheter structural heart procedures. 

TCT 2021 Announces Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
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October 14, 2021 — There will be 9 late-breaking trials and 13 late-breaking science presentations at the 2021 ...

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Videos | FFR Technologies

This is an example of the Medis Medical Imaging Quantitative Flow Ratio (QFR) system that offers a fractional flow ...

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Videos | Robotic Systems

This is an example of the Siemens Corindus CorPath Cath lab robotic system being used for a percutaneous coronary ...

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COVID-19 cardiology related content continues to be among the top performers on the DAIC website in November 2020. TAVR also topped headlines with Boston Scientific taking its Lotus valve off the market and a review of TAVR registry data showing it is now the dominant method of aortic valve replacement in the United States. #DAIC
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | Dave Fornell, Editor

December 1, 2020 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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News | Hemodynamic Support Devices

November 12, 2020 — Abiomed recently announced new PROTECT III study data that demonstrates reduced rates of MACCE ...

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Some of the device technologies discussed in the TCT 2020 late-breaking trial sessions. Top left, the  Medtronic Resolute Onyx stent was the first stent to receive FDA clearance for short duration dual-antiplatelet therapy, which was a big topic and subject of several sessions. Lower left, the Keystone TriGuard 3 TAVR embolic protection device did not demonstrate superiority over TAVR without use of embolic protection. Top right, the Abbott MitraClip. Acurate neo TAVR valve. #TCTconnect #TCT2020
Feature | TCT | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here are some of the key takeaways from the late-breaking interventional cardiology and structural heart trials ...

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News | Pulmonary Embolism

October 23, 2020 —  Positive results were reported on the first 230 patients enrolled in its FLASH study, a real world p ...

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News | FFR Technologies

October 23, 2020 – Results from the randomized controlled TARGET FFR trial show that while a physiology-guided ...

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News | FFR Technologies | Dave Fornell, Editor

October 22, 2020 – In the FORECAST randomized clinical trial, the use of fractional flow reserve (FFR) derived from ...

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Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., presenting the findings of the HOST-REDUCE-POLYTECH-ACS  study at TCT 2020 that showed durable polymer drug-eluting stents (DES) performed better than the bioresorbable polymer DES that were supposed to replace them with the promise of being safer and lowering overall cardiac event rates. #TCT2020 #TCTConnect
Feature | Stents | Dave Fornell, Editor

October 17, 2020 – In a surprise to many, a randomized clinical trial found that drug-eluting stents (DES) with durable ...

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News | Stents

October 22, 2020 – For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), treatment with the nanotechnology ...

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Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices

Chuck Simonton, M.D., chief medical officer at Abiomed, discusses some of the new technologies and clinical trials the ...

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Videos | Cath Lab

Dean Kereiakes, M.D., medical director, The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, medical director, The Christ ...

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Videos | Stents Drug Eluting

Dean Kereiakes, M.D., medical director, The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, medical director, The Christ ...

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Videos | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies

The COMPARE CRUSH Trial looked at the effect of per-hospital crushed prasugrel tablets in patients with STEMI planned ...

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