CX Aortic Vienna 2022 saw the return of the popular HDTI (How to do it) series. This years programme featured a fantastic session from the experts at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan who discussed in-depth the state-of-the-art open and endovascular techniques for the treatment of pararenal and juxtarenal aortic aneurysms available to surgeons.
The addition of posterior wall isolation (PWI) does not improve arrhythmia outcomes compared with pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) alone in patients undergoing first time ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation (AF).
Tiago Bilhim (Saint Louis Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal) presented during the Scientific Paper session at this year’s European Conference on Embolotherapy (22–25 June, Nice, France), and won the award of best abstract for his and co-authors’.
Two experts from the field of spine surgery, Paul Houle (Hyannis, USA) and Jeremy Steinberger (New York, USA), go head-to-head on the controversial topic of whether or not endoscopic surgery will eventually become the standard of care for spinal decompression.
Shockwave Medical announced today that long-term data from the Disrupt PAD III trial found that superior vessel preparation with intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) led to excellent long-term outcomes out to two years with preservation of future treatment options.
Postprocedural compression of one to two weeks after superficial venous incompetence (SVI) treatment is associated with reduced pain compared with a shorter duration. This is according to a study published in the August edition of the British Journal of Surgery (BJS).