Tag: ischemia

Is it Type 2 MI or a Nonischemic Imposter?

Survival gains in the management of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in recent decades don’t apply to one increasingly common category of MI. Type¬†2 MI, triggered...

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke

Patents who experience an ischemic stroke and who have a large-vessel occlusion but only mild symptoms are at “substantial” risk for early neurologic deterioration after...

Clopidogrel Bests Ticagrelor for Elective PCI

Ticagrelor failed to unseat clopidogrel as the guideline-recommended P2Y12 inhibitor of choice in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention for stable CAD in the randomized...

Optimal Post-PCI FFR Often Missed

Optimization of fractional flow reserve (FFR) after angiographically successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) did not impact clinical outcomes but significantly reduced the proportion of patients...

Tightly iFR-Optimized PCI May Cut Cardiac Event Risk

As much as intracoronary physiologic measures can help operators identify potential ischemia-producing targets for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), they may also verify whether the procedure...