Novel Echo Markers In Stroke Risk Stratification In AFib

The assessment of left atrial reservoir strain and P-wave to A’ duration on tissue Doppler imaging provides additional risk stratification for stroke after initial CHA2DS2-VASc scoring, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal, and may prove helpful in guiding decisions about anticoagulation for patients after the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. Continue reading

MRI Safe in Patients with Legacy Cardiac Devices

The use of MRI resulted in no long-term clinically significant adverse events in patients with legacy cardiac devices and only 1 in 200 patients experienced a power-on reset of the cardiac device, according to a recent publication in the New England Journal of Medicine. Continue reading

FFR Guided Acute Complete Revascularization VS Culprit Lesion Only Treatment in STEMI

Dr. Pieter Smits and Dr. C. Michael Gibson Discuss

Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio Versus Fractional Flow Reserve Guided Intervention

Dr. Matthias Götberg and Dr. Serge Korjian Discuss

Outcomes of iFR and FFR Decision-Making for Physiological Guided Coronary Revascularization

Dr. Justin E. Davies and Dr. Serge Korjian Discuss