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AHA 2019

Here you will find the highlights of the AHA 2019 Scientific Sessions, held on November 16th to 18th in Philadelphia, USA.

AHA 2019 | Sapien vs Evolut: A Head-to-Head Study Seems Mandatory
Two French registries have carried out a propensity matched comparison which suggest differences between balloon-expandable valves (BEV) and self-expandable valves (SEV) in hard end points such ...

AHA 2019 | GALILEO-4D: rivaroxabán y prevención de engrosamiento y trombosis de las valvas post TAVI

AHA 2019 | GALILEO: Rivaroxaban After TAVI, Another Nice Theory that Clashes with Reality
In patients without formal indication for oral anticoagulation after successful transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), a treatment strategy including rivaroxaban 10 mg daily was ...

AHA 2019 | RECOVERY: Cirugía precoz en estenosis aórtica severa asintomática

AHA 2019 | RECOVERY: Early Surgery in Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis
This small randomized study heated the debate about when to intervene aortic stenosis (AS). Putting off surgical valve replacement (SAVR) in patients with asymptomatic AS and waiting for symptom ...

AHA 2019 | GALILEO-4D: rivaroxabán y prevención de engrosamiento y trombosis de las valvas post TAVI

AHA 2019 | GALILEO-4D: Rivaroxaban in the Prevention of Post TAVR Valve Thickening and Thrombosis
This sub study of the GALILEO specifically looked at valve thickening and reduced leaflet motion after TAVR documented with 4D CT. Whether anticoagulation with rivaroxaban might reduce or ...

Treat Stroke to Target: terapia agresiva con estatinas post stroke

AHA 2019 | Treat Stroke to Target: Post-Stroke Aggressive Therapy with Statins
Indicating statins to reach more aggressive LDL goals in patients that have suffered transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke driven by atherosclerosis significantly reduces major ...

AHA 2019 | GALILEO-4D: rivaroxabán y prevención de engrosamiento y trombosis de las valvas post TAVI

AHA 2019 | GALILEO: Rivaroxaban After TAVI, Another Nice Theory that Clashes with Reality
In patients without formal indication for oral anticoagulation after successful transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), a treatment strategy including rivaroxaban 10 mg daily was ...

AHA 2019 | DAPA-HF: la dapagliflozina efectiva en todos los subgrupos con insuficiencia cardíaca

AHA 2019 | DAPA-HF: Dapagliflozin Effective for all Heart Failure Subgroups
SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin had a consistent impact regardless of glycemic level, age, or general health status. Dapagliflozin was originally ...

AHA 2019 | COLCOT: Colchicina y la vuelta de la teoría antiinflamatoria

AHA 2019 | COLCOT: Colchicine and the Return of the Anti-Inflammatory Theory
Low-dose colchicine seems to reduce the risk for new cardiovascular events in patients with a history of infarction. This drug is usually indicated for ...

AHA 2019 | TWILIGHT: discontinuar la aspirina luego de un síndrome coronario agudo

AHA 2019 | TWILIGHT: Discontinue Aspirin after Acute Coronary Syndrome
This study findings confirm less bleeding at no extra cost of thrombotic events when aspirin is discontinued after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS).  ...

AHA 2019 | GALILEO-4D: rivaroxabán y prevención de engrosamiento y trombosis de las valvas post TAVI

AHA 2019 | GALILEO-4D: Rivaroxaban in the Prevention of Post TAVR Valve Thickening and Thrombosis
This sub study of the GALILEO specifically looked at valve thickening and reduced leaflet motion after TAVR documented with 4D CT. Whether anticoagulation with rivaroxaban might reduce or ...

AHA 2019 | COMPLETE: la revascularización completa es superior por tratar otras placas vulnerables

AHA 2019 | COMPLETE: Complete Revascularization Is Superior since It Treats Other Vulnerable Plaque
This COMPLETE sub-study using optical coherence tomography (OCT) showed the prevalence of vulnerable lesions other than the culprit which should provide a physiopathological explanation of the ...

AHA 2019 | ISCHEMIA-CKD: insuficiencia renal crónica y enfermedad coronaria estable

AHA 2019 | ISCHEMIA-CKD: Chronic Kidney Disease and Stable Coronary Disease
Among patients in the main ISCHEMIA trial, those with chronic kidney disease are a particularly high-risk subgroup. However, an invasive strategy with coronary angiography and revascularization ...

AHA 2019 | TWILIGHT: discontinuar la aspirina luego de un síndrome coronario agudo

AHA 2019 | TWILIGHT: Discontinue Aspirin after Acute Coronary Syndrome
This study findings confirm less bleeding at no extra cost of thrombotic events when aspirin is discontinued after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS).  ...

Ischemia

AHA 2019 | ISCHEMIA: The Invasive Approach (PCI or Surgery) Results Similar to Optimal Medical Treatment
After a several year follow up, the International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) has shown that an invasive approach in addition to ...

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