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Seguridad de los balones con paclitaxel en enfermedad vascular periférica

Safety of Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons in Peripheral Vascular Disease

Safety of Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons in Peripheral Vascular Disease

Everybody keeps wondering whether drug-coated balloons can actually increase mortality. If that is the case, there is an even harder question in need of an answer: what would be the physiopathology for such increase in mortality? As a lukewarm message, the US Food and Drug Administration recommended a special informed consent form when these devices

Highlights TCT 2019

TCT 2019 | Onyx ONE: Durable Polymer vs. Polymer-Free Stent with Only One Month of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

Courtesy of the SBHCI. This is the first randomized study comparing a durable-polymer drug-eluting stent (zotarolimus-eluting stent Onyx) and a polymer-free drug-eluting stent (biolimus-A9-coated stent BioFreedom), with only one month of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients at high risk for bleeding. Onyx ONE was a study conducted at 84 sites that randomized 1:1 2000 total patients at

DES con polímero bioabsorbible vs Bare Metal Stents en angioplastia primaria

DES with Bioresorbable Polymer vs. Bare Metal Stents in Primary PCI

Long after myocardial revascularization guidelines had established no medical reason justifies the use of bare metal stents (BMS), along comes this study to refresh the old trials comparing drug eluting vs bare metal stents in the context of primary PCI. The problem for many countries is that primary PCI obviously occurs in the context of

Efecto a largo plazo de los balones liberadores con bajas dosis de paclitaxel

Mortality and Paclitaxel Devices, Data Are Aligning

5 years ago, several prospective randomized studies confirmed paclitaxel coated balloons were safe and effective in femoropopliteal territory. However, a recently published meta-analysis of heterogeneous studies including both paclitaxel coated balloons and drug eluting stents has linked these devices to mortality. In addition, higher doses were associated to higher mortality, both at 2 and 5

EuroPCR 2019 | Stent Firehawk continúa con sus buenos resultados a 2 años frente al Xience

EuroPCR 2019 | Stent Firehawk Continues to Show Good Results at 2 Years vs. Xience

This device, an abluminal groove-filled biodegradable-polymer sirolimus-eluting stent manufactured in China, showed very similar efficacy and safety to the “gold standard” everolimus eluting Xience at 2-year follow up, according to the TARGET outcomes, presented yesterday at the EuroPCR 2019 and simultaneously published in J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. The device, which is manufactured in China

EuroPCR 2019 | BASKET-SMALL 2: balones farmacológicos vs DES en vasos pequeños

EuroPCR 2019 | BASKET-SMALL 2: Drug-Coated Balloons vs. DES in Small Vessels

This angiographic substudy supports the safety of drug-coated balloons in small vessels. Despite better angiographic outcomes, there were eight cases of stent thrombosis among drug-eluting stent (DES) patients, while there was none with drug-coated balloons. In patients with small vessels, using a drug-coated balloon appears safe and comparable to DES, with favorable angiographic outcomes at

REVELATION: Balones liberadores de droga en infartos con supradesnivel del segmento ST

EuroPCR 2019 | REVELATION: Drug Coated Balloons in ST Elevation MI

Drug coated balloons in the context of ST elevation acute myocardial infarction seem safe and feasible under certain circumstances. This single center study is the kickoff to keep studying the possibility of “leaving nothing behind” after primary PCI. This small randomized study revives drug coated balloons to be used particularly instead of stents in young

BIO-RESORT y registro SCAAR: Struts ultrafinos también en vasos pequeños

EuroPCR 2019 | BIO-RESORT and SCAAR Registry: Ultrathin Struts Also in Small Vessels pequeños

Data from randomized studies are also supported by the SCAAR registry, in which ultrathin-strut stents show real-world advantages. Patients with small vessels who received ultrathin-strut stents are less likely to undergo revascularization at 3 years than those who received first-generation thin-strut devices, according to the BIO-RESORT trial, presented during the first day of the annual

Los DES de última generación presentan mejores resultados en puentes venosos que los DES antiguos y BMS

Drug-Eluting Stents vs. Balloons While Paclitaxel Is in the Eye of the Storm

Even after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert on paclitaxel devices in patients with femoropopliteal artery disease, which caused the interruption of a few ongoing studies, reality indicates that the efficacy of these devices has been proven and that they are still used. The increased mortality observed in the meta-analysis that

Los balones farmacológicos pasaron la prueba del tiempo en territorio femoropoplíteo

FDA Alert on Drug-Coated Balloons and Stents in Femoropopliteal Artery Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert on the potential long-term risk of paclitaxel-coated balloons and paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients with femoropopliteal artery disease. This agency is evaluating signals of increased long-term deaths among patients with femoral or popliteal artery disease treated with paclitaxel-coated devices in a recent study.   In

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