TCT 2019 Presentation from SCAI President Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud At TCT 2019, Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud gave a short, information-packed presentation on the landscape of contemporary PCI, culminating in the introduction of the upcoming RESTORE EF Study. Dr. Mahmud is the director of interventional cardiology at the University of California, San Diego, and President of the … Continue reading “Contemporary Landscape of PCI and RESTORE EF”
Results from the cVAD Study™ on Renal Protection Dr. Michael Flaherty presents data on acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients undergoing high-risk PCI with Impella® support. Dr. Flaherty is director, research-interventional cardiology at Baptist Health Medical Group, Heart and Vascular Center in Louisville, Kentucky. In this presentation, Dr. Flaherty focuses on data from his 2017 … Continue reading “Impella Support and Acute Kidney Injury During High-Risk PCI”
Study shows lower than predicted incidence of post-procedural AKI in Protected PCI patients Dr. Seth Bilazarian, chief medical officer at Abiomed, discusses AKI data from the paper published by Flaherty, et. al, in Catheterization and Cardiac Intervention. This data is in addition to existing data and abstracts published by Flaherty, et al, and Westenfeld, et. … Continue reading “Summary of AKI Data with Impella Unloading”
Dr. Michael P. Flaherty’s TCT 2018 presentation on Renal Effects of Impella support during Protected PCI.
Key Takeaways In a group of patients undergoing radial access, 15.4% developed acute kidney injury (AKI) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) compared with 17.4% in the femoral access group. Randomized clinical trials demonstrating the effectiveness of radial access (RA) on improved outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) have increased interventionalists’ utilization of RA.1,2 Despite the … Continue reading “The MATRIX Trial: AKI After Radial or Femoral Access for Invasive ACS Management”
Dr. Anand Prasad, of University of Texas Health Science Center, draws on his experience with cardiac and renal disease to share highlights from his course, Renal Considerations in Cardiogenic Shock. The goal of the meeting was to bring together cardiologists, primary care specialists, and nephrologists to address the challenges of chronic kidney disease. Watch the … Continue reading “Renal Considerations in Cardiogenic Shock”