Thrombus Aspiration

Thrombus Aspiration

June 30, 2016 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Gohar Jamil, Mohammed Ahmed Siddiqui, Hossam El Gendi Tawam Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates *Correspondence to goharjamil@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 03.03.2016 Accepted: 28.04.2016 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2016;4[1]:75-80. Abstract ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction results from acute occlusion of a coronary artery. MortalityRead More

Endovascular Treatment of Spontaneous Carotid Artery Dissection

Endovascular Treatment of Spontaneous Carotid Artery Dissection

June 30, 2016 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

Tomoyuki Umemoto,1 *Andrea Pacchioni,1 Bernhard Reimers2 1. Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile Mirano, Mirano, Venice, Italy 2. Department of Invasive Cardiology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Hospital Rozzano, Milan, Italy *Correspondence to andreapacchioni@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 14.03.16 Accepted: 25.04.16 Citation: EMJ Int. Cardiol. 2016;4[1]:82-90.Read More

Update on Transcatheter  Aortic Valve Implantation

Update on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

June 30, 2016 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

Corina Biagioni, *Pablo Salinas, Luis Nombela-Franco,  Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain *Correspondence to salinas.pablo@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 27.01.16 Accepted: 29.04.16 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2016;4[1]:91-99. Abstract Aortic valve replacement is the mainstay of treatment for symptomatic severe aorticRead More

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Bleeding Complications

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Bleeding Complications

June 30, 2016 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Sudhakar George,1 Rob Butler,1,2 James Nolan,1,2 Mamas A. Mamas1,2 1. Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, UK 2. Keele Cardiovascular Research Group, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK *Correspondence to sudhakargeorge@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 04.12.15 Accepted: 18.04.16 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2016;4[1]:100-109. Abstract Percutaneous coronary interventionRead More

The Rise and Fall of Routine Manual Thrombectomy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

The Rise and Fall of Routine Manual Thrombectomy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

April 5, 2016 at 8:50 AM 0 comments

Vincent Floré, *Stephen P Hoole Department of Interventional Cardiology, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK *Correspondence to s.hoole@nhs.net Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 26.01.16 Accepted: 03.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:71-75. Abstract Manual thrombectomy (MT) with an aspiration catheter is frequently used in primary percutaneous coronaryRead More

Treatment of Secondary Mitral Regurgitation via Percutaneous Annuloplasty

Treatment of Secondary Mitral Regurgitation via Percutaneous Annuloplasty

July 7, 2015 at 9:23 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 21st May 2015 (13:35-14:35), as part of EuroPCR 2015; the official annual meeting of the European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) Chairperson: Michael Haude1 Speakers: Christian Spaulding,2 Stephan Fichtlscherer,3 Christoph Hammerstingl4 1. Medical Clinic I, Neuss City Clinic, Lukas Krankenhaus GmbH, Neuss, Germany 2. EuropeanRead More

Review: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Review: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

July 4, 2014 at 11:21 AM 0 comments

*Thomas Walther,1 Mani Arsalan,1 Won-Keun Kim,1,2 Helge Möllmann,2 Jörg Kempfert1 1. Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kerckhoff Heart Centre, Bad Nauheim, Germany 2. Department of Cardiology, Kerckhoff Heart Centre, Bad Nauheim, Germany *Correspondance to t.walther@kerckhoff-klinik.de Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 03.02.14 Accepted: 07.04.14 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2014;1:117-123. Abstract TranscatheterRead More

Coronary Stent Evolution – From Pathology to Clinic

Coronary Stent Evolution – From Pathology to Clinic

July 4, 2014 at 11:16 AM 0 comments

Oscar D. Sanchez, Kenichi Sakakura, Fumiyuki Otsuka, Kazuyuki Yahagi, Renu Virmani, *Michael Joner CVPath Institute, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA *Correspondence to mjoner@cvpath.or Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 27.03.14 Accepted: 02.05.14 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2014;1:107-116. Abstract Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.Read More

New Generations of Drug-Eluting Stents – A Brief Review

New Generations of Drug-Eluting Stents – A Brief Review

July 4, 2014 at 11:09 AM 0 comments

*Aleksander Ernst, Joško Bulum Department of Ischemic Heart Disease, Medical Faculty University of Zagreb, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia *Correspondence to aleksanderernst@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 03.03.14 Accepted: 02.05.14 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2014;1:100-106. Abstract This review focuses on describing new generations of drug-eluting stents (DES)Read More

Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering

Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering

July 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM 0 comments

Melanie Generali, *Petra E. Dijkman, Simon P. Hoerstrup Regenerative Medicine Program, Division of Surgical Research, University and University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland *Correspondence to Petra.Dijkman@usz.ch Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. MG and PD both contributed equally to the manuscript. Received: 03.03.14 Accepted: 09.05.14 Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2014;1:91-99.Read More