Dr. Elias Haddad of Vanderbilt University Medical Center presents a case of a surgical turndown patient with cirrhosis, severe aortic valve stenosis, severe coronary artery disease, and LAD with moderate severe calcification. Dr. Haddad outlines his decision-making and considerations in the procedure planning for this Protected PCI using axillary access. Additionally, he discusses pre-close solutions … Continue reading “Axillary Access Case Review: High-Risk PCI on an Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery”
Tag: coronary artery calcification
- Researchers examined the impact of coronary artery calcium on post-PCI outcomes in patients with STEMI.
- All-cause mortality and incidence of MACE and STEMI were higher at follow-up in patients with moderate/severe coronary artery calcification.
Dr. Raja Hatem discusses the CHIP Fellowship Program designed to train cardiologists to help the underserved, high-risk patients who exhibit low EF, coronary artery calcification, multivessel disease or chronic total occlusion. IMP-231 To learn more about the Impella® platform of heart pumps, including important risk and safety information associated with the use of the devices, please … Continue reading “The Benefits of a CHIP Fellowship Program”