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News from the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session 2011

June 2011 Br J Cardiol 2011;18:105–8

News from the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session 2011

BJCardio Staff

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PARTNER: transcatheter valves just as good as surgery for high risk aortic stenosis Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is just as effective at reducing mortality as surgery for severe aortic stenosis in elderly patients whose age and overall health posed high risks for conventional surgery, according to the results of the PARTNER (Placement of AoRTic TraNscathetER Valve trial). However, stroke rates were higher in the trancatheter group. The transcatheter approach involves delivering a bioprosthetic valve to its target location with a catheter using either transfemoral access or trans-apical access (through the ribs) if peripheral

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September 2010 Br J Cardiol 2010;17:244

Aneurysmal saphenous vein graft rupture: late complication of coronary artery bypass surgery

Alice Wort, Matthew Bates

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Figure 1. CT scan showing aneurysmal dilatation of saphenous vein graft Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated aneurysmal dilatation of a saphenous vein graft with irregularity of the aneurysmal sac suggestive of rupture and moderate haemo-pericardium (figures 1 and 2). Figure 2. 3D reconstruction from CT angiogram Invasive angiography showed no residual leak with modest perfusion of the distal vessel. The size of the aneurysmal segment and the presence of distal perfusion precluded the use of a polytetrafluoroethylene ‘covered’ stent or occlusion device. He remained haemodynamically stable and pain free, and the effusion resolved. Giant

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September 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:491-2

Waiting for a bypass: a comment from primary care

Peter Stott

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