SOLACI articles

The work of a doctor in the catastrophe: anonymous testimony after the earthquakes in Mexico

The following is the anonymous testimony of a professional living in Mexico City who was directly affected by the earthquake on September 19. How to work in the middle of tragedy, professional responsibility and what feelings a doctor is going through in situations like this.   “While we still had not recovered from the earthquake

Dr. Juan Granada, New President and CEO of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation

The prestigious Colombian Interventional Cardiologist was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) 15 days ago. He is now also a member of the CRF board of Directors. SOLACI wishes Dr. Granada congratulations for this well deserved recognition and wishes him the best for the important challenge ahead. We are

Colombia Sessions 2017

Colombia Sessions: Contest for Young Interventionists

Sponsored by Abbott Vascular LATAM 34th SOLACI Regional Sessions – 11° Andrean Region. October 5th and 6th, 2017. Bogotá, Colombia. Case Submission: “Fostering Hemodynamics among Young Cardiologists”. It is with great pleasure that we hereby invite all young Latin American cardiologists specializing in hemodynamics to submit relevant clinical cases to the next SOLACI Sessions, Bogotá, Colombia, to be

Nicaragua Sessions 2017

Nicaragua Sessions: Contest for Young Interventionists

Sponsored by Abbott Vascular LATAM 33rd SOLACI Regional Sessions – 12° Central America and the Caribbean Regional Meeting September 29th and 30th, 2017. Managua, Nicaragua. Case Submission: “Fostering Hemodynamics among Young Cardiologists”.   It is with great pleasure that we hereby invite all young Latin American cardiologists specializing in hemodynamics to submit relevant clinical cases to the

When is the optimal timing for PCI: before or during TAVI

SOLACI CACI 2017 | When is the optimal timing for PCI: before or during TAVI

Read articles on the main presentations of the third day of SOLACI-CACI 2017 Congress. See the presentation by Dr. Conrad Simpfendorfer, entitled “When is the optimal timing for PCI: before or during TAVI”. We are interested in your opinion. Please, leave your comments, thoughts, questions, etc., below. They will be most welcome.

cardiovascular health

SOLACI CACI 2017 | Role of embolic protection during Transcatheter Aortic valve replacement

Read articles on the main presentations of the first day of SOLACI-CACI 2017 Congress. See the presentation by Dr. Samir Kapadia, entitled “Role of embolic protection during Transcatheter Aortic valve replacement”. We are interested in your opinion. Please, leave your comments, thoughts, questions, etc., below. They will be most welcome.

Clinical Significance of Collaterals in Chronic Total Occlusions

Collateral circulation develops during the gradual progression of coronary occlusions in order to replace the original artery and supply blood to areas jeopardized by ischemia. However, the relevance of collaterals has remained controversial for many years. Several works have suggested a rapid regression of collaterals after rechanneling of chronic total coronary occlusions, which could render

¿Cómo clasificar la estenosis aórtica de los pacientes que recibieron TAVI?

How can we classify aortic stenosis in patients who underwent TAVR?

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Aortic stenosis can present different hemodynamic patterns, such as low flow and low gradient with reduced or preserved ventricular function. However, evidence on the evolution of different hemodynamic patterns after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is limited. This study consisted in a retrospective analysis of 368 patients who underwent TAVR. The population was divided in

ESVB

Reciprocity agreement between ESVB and SOLACI

On behalf of all who make part of SOLACI, we are thrilled to announce a reciprocity and mutual collaboration agreement with the European Symposium of Vascular Biomaterials (ESVB). This association will allow us to create new relationships with important European professionals in the field and, in time, enhance and strengthen the presence of SOLACI worldwide.  This year,

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