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Score de Calcio, “dónde está” parece más importante que “cuánto hay”

Calcium Scoring: “Location” Seems to Be More Important than “Percentage”

Calcium Scoring: “Location” Seems to Be More Important than “Percentage”

The presence of a high percentage of calcium in the left main coronary artery is independently associated with a 20–30% greater risk for cardiovascular and all-cause death in asymptomatic adults. This highlights the fact that calcium location, and not only amount, is important. Calcium scoring reports from computerized tomography (CT) usually inform only that: how

SYNTAX III REVOLUTION: Muy buena correlación entre angiografía y tomografía en pacientes con tronco y múltiples vasos.

EuroPCR 2018 | SYNTAX III REVOLUTION: Excellent Correlation Between Angiography and Computerized Tomography in Patients with Left Main and Multivessel Disease

In patients with left main or three-vessel coronary disease, heart team decisions on revascularization strategy (angioplasty or surgery) may be made based solely on noninvasive computerized tomography (CT) angiography, since there is great correlation between its results and those determined by conventional angiography. For the SYNTAX III REVOLUTION study, Dr. Serruys and his colleagues randomized

El tratamiento endovascular parece superior a la cirugía en aneurismas rotos

Post EVAR Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Based Follow Up Reduces CT by 90%. Is It Safe Though?

This four-year retrospective analyzis has shown that contrast enhanced ultrasound based follow up protocol post endovascular aortic repair is safe and effective. Aneurysm related mortality, reintervention rate, sac retraction and endoleak detection resulted similar to that of CT based follow up protocols. In this study, doppler and enhanced contrast ultrasound were the main follow up

Un seguimiento mínimo y apropiado reduce la mortalidad luego de una endoprótesis

Minimum Appropriate Follow-Up Reduces Mortality After Endoprosthesis Implantation

No study has been able to prove long-term benefit of regular imaging follow-up after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair by means of endoprosthesis implantation. This is important because the costs for these studies are high, which should be added to potential radiation and contrast morbidity. This work sought to characterize the association between post-endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm

Comparing Computed Tomography vs. Angiography to Assess Transfemoral Access for TAVI

Original Title: Transfemoral Access Assessment for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Evidence Based Application of Computed Tomography over Invasive Angiography. Reference: Circ Cardiovas Imaging 2015 DOI:10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.0011995. Courtesy of Dr. Guillermo Migliaro Transfemoral access for TAVI was introduced in 2006 and is considered first choice. Vascular complications (VCs) are important events that correlate to increased mortality. According to the