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¿Endarterectomía o angioplastia carotídea? la pregunta sigue motivando más estudios

Non-Culprit Vessel Angioplasty in the Elderly: Choosing the Right Cases Is Important

Non-Culprit Vessel Angioplasty in the Elderly: Choosing the Right Cases Is Important

This large analysis found no benefit at a 1-year follow-up to angioplasty of non-culprit vessels in elderly patients admitted with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. The COMPLETE study was presented at the European Society of Cardiology 2019 Congress (and simultaneously published in NEJM) with evidence that seemed to leave no doubt regarding this issue. However, new

infarto peri-procedimiento

Post TAVR Acute Coronary Syndrome: Frequency and Potential Damage

After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are rare and mostly present as non-ST elevation events. In this context, the few ST elevation events have bad prognosis, with close to 30% mortality at 30 days.  This study included patients undergoing TAVR between 2012 and 2017 admitted for acute coronary syndrome during followup. 

TCT 2020 | Ticagrelor Monotherapy After ST-Segment Elevation Infarction

Ticagrelor monotherapy after 3 months of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients who experienced ST-segment elevation infarction significantly reduces major bleeding without increasing ischemic risk. This pre-specified analysis of the TICO study shows that ticagrelor monotherapy is safe even in patients with higher ischemic risk. Interrupting aspirin use after 3 months of dual antiplatelet therapy and continuing treatment

Historia natural de la infección asintomática por COVID-19

LATAM: Information on the Impact of the Pandemic with a Focus on MI

There are several studies from all corners of the world (China, Europe, USA) presenting data on the impact of COVID19 on interventional cardiology in general, and on MI in particular. What is new about this study is that it presents data on LATAM and that it has been published in an international magazine.  Seldom do

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Thrombosis and Thromboembolism Associated with COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral respiratory illness that can cause a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2), predisposing patients to thrombosis (both in veins and arteries) due to excessive inflammation, platelet activation, endothelial dysfunction, and stasis. In addition, many patients receiving antithrombotic therapy for different indications may now become infected with COVID-19, which can