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Sirolimus has “a much wider” safety window and shows fewer local...

 Paclitaxel kills the cells in the artery wall; sirolimus simply stuns them. So says Peter Gaines (Sheffield, UK) at VLF 2019 while commenting on...

Customising therapy in femoropopliteal revascularisation

 Gary Ansel (Columbus, USA) tells Vascular News at VEITHSymposium 2018 about how drug-based therapies have become a mainstay in femoropopliteal revascularisation and how interventionalists...

Meta-analysis finds a higher risk of death in the long term...

 Konstantinos Katsanos (Patras, Greece) tells Interventional News about new data from a meta-analysis that has been published in the Journal of the American Heart...
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Meta-analysis finds a higher risk of death in the long term...

New data, just published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), suggest that there is an increased risk of death at two...

Lutonix registry data confirm durability of drug-coated balloon treatment in superficial...

The 24-month results of the worldwide experience with Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (CR Bard/Beckton Dickenson) were published online in August in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions....

DANCE data boost for dexamethasone use after revascularisation in femoropopliteal arteries

While drug-eluting devices, be they balloons or stents, use chemotherapeutic agents (usually paclitaxel) to reduce the build-up of scar tissue inside the arteries, a...