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Q&A on SCAI's 2022 PFO Guidelines, with Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD

May 20, 2022

Chair of the SCAI's writing group for their 2022 guidelines on management of patent foramen ovale, Dr. Clifford Kavinsky, sits down with Practical Cardiology to take part in a Q&A on the guideline's recommendations and the writing process for the SCAI's first PFO guidance.

Follow-up Results for Harmony TPV System Demonstrate Efficacy at 1-Year

May 02, 2021

Results of 1-year follow-up from the Harmony TPV Clinical trial provide insight into the safety and efficacy of the recently approved Harmony TPV system in patients with congenital heart disease and severe pulmonary regurgitation.

SCAI 2021: ISCHEMIA Represents a Fraction of Patients with SIHD Undergoing PCI

April 29, 2021

An analysis comparing a national registry against ISCHEMIA enrollment criteria suggests trial eligibility represents less than 2% of all patients undergoing PCI and less than a third of patients undergoing PCI with stable ischemic heart disease.

Extended-Duration DAPT Reduces Mortality, Event Rate in TWILIGHT-like Patients

April 29, 2021

An SCAI 2021 analysis of more than 4k patients with characteristics similar to those included in the TWILIGHT trial indicates extended-duration DAPT, defined as a duration of more than 12 months post-PCI, was a more efficacious approach than short-term DAPT in this patient population.