Tag: Dr. George Vetrovec


Dr. George W. Vetrovec Discusses Completeness of Revascularization

Data is emerging to support the notion that leaving patients behind with un-revascularized territories may be a risk to be discussed with patients. The key challenge is to completely revascularize patients. Dr. George Vetrovec, Professor Emeritus of the Virginia Commonwealth University, shares his thoughts with ProtectedPCI.com’s Dr. Seth Bilazarian in the podcast below covering completeness … Continue reading “Dr. George W. Vetrovec Discusses Completeness of Revascularization”

Real-World Data Show Protected PCI Patients Had Significant CHF Symptom Improvement at Discharge

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 publication-highlight-real-world-vs-clinical-trial-experience-with-impella-for-high-risk-pciThe abstract for this article was presented by Dr. Mauricio Cohen at TCT 2015 and reported by the Protected PCI blogging team during the conference.

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Cohen, et al. (2015) compared the experiences of high-risk PCI patients in the PROTECT II clinical trial with a similar group of patients treated in certain “real world” clinical settings. Patients enrolled in the now global cVAD Registry™ (formerly USpella) comprised the “real world” patient groups.Continue readingReal-World Data Show Protected PCI Patients Had Significant CHF Symptom Improvement at Discharge

SCAI 2015 Fall Fellows Course Discusses Hemodynamic Support for High-Risk PCI Patients

Protected PCI- Treating the Complex Higher-Risk Indicated Patient (CHIP)The SCAI 2015 Fall Fellows course entitled “Protected PCI: Treating the Complex Higher-Risk Indicated Patients (CHIP)” this past weekend in Las Vegas, over 120 fellows from 25 countries. The course focused on the use of hemodynamic support for high-risk PCI patients and the technical and cognitive skills required for cardiology fellows to develop their own Protected PCI program once they complete their Interventional Cardiology fellowship.The course was run by faculty renowned for their fellowship programs and included didactic sessions, case presentations, and hands-on simulator demonstrations.Continue readingSCAI 2015 Fall Fellows Course Discusses Hemodynamic Support for High-Risk PCI Patients