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In this issue of the ESC Virtual Journal, we celebrate the EuroPCR 2017 meeting in Paris from 16th to 19th May. Our guest editor, Professor William Wijns, has highlighted a selection of the must-see articles on Coronary Artery Disease & Interventional Cardiology from across the ESC Journal Family.
We have made these free to view in full-text format, so you can fully benefit from the science we publish.
The year in cardiology 2016: coronary interventions
Carlo Di Mario, Carlotta Sorini Dini and William Wijns. Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (14): 017-1027.
Real world insights on the initiation and treatment duration of oral antiplatelets in acute coronary syndromes: a retrospective cohort study
Marc J. Claeys, Christophe Beauloye, Suzanne Pourbaix and Peter R. Sinnaeve on behalf of Rewinder Study Group. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother pvw043.
A meta-analysis on clinical outcomes after transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation by the Heart Team.
Amrane H, Porta F, Van Boven AJ, Kappetein AP, Head SJ. EuroIntervention. 2017 Apr 4. pii: EIJ-D-16-00103. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00103
A novel four-dimensional angiographic approach to assess dynamic superficial wall stress of coronary arteries in vivo: Initial experience in evaluating vessel sites with subsequent plaque rupture
Wu X, von Birgelen C, Muramatsu T, Li Y, Holm NR, Reiber JH, Tu S ; EuroIntervention. 2017 Mar 7. pii: EIJ-D-16-01020
Continuity of care after percutaneous coronary intervention: The patient's perspective across secondary and primary care settings.Irene Valaker, Tone M. Norekvål, Maj-Britt Råholm, Jan Erik Nordrehaug, Svein Rotevatn, Bengt Fridlund, on behalf of the CONCARD Investigators; European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 1 –9
Cardiac rehabilitation after acute coronary syndrome comparing adherence and risk factor modification in a community-based shared care model versus hospital-based care in a randomised controlled trial with 12 months of follow-up.Bertelsen JB, Refsgaard J, Kanstrup H, Johnsen SP, Qvist I, Christensen B, Christensen KL; European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2017, Vol. 16(4) 334–343
A prospective cohort study investigating readmission, symptom attribution and psychological health within six months of primary percutaneous coronary intervention.Iles-Smith H, McGowan L, Campbell M, Mercer C, Deaton C; European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2015, Vol. 14(6) 506–515
The impact on long term health outcomes for STEMI patients during a period of process change to reduce door to balloon time.Martin L, Murphy M, Scanlon A, Clark D, Farouque O; European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2016, Vol. 15(3) e37 –e44
Advocating cardiovascular precision medicine with P2Y12 receptor inhibitorsWinter MP, Grove EL, De Caterina R, Gorog DA, Ahrens I, Geisler T, Gurbel PA, Tantry U, Navarese EP, Siller-Matula JM; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother pvw044.
Real world insights on the initiation and treatment duration of oral antiplatelets in acute coronary syndromes: a retrospective cohort studyClaeys MJ, Beauloye C, Pourbaix S, Sinnaeve PR; Rewinder Study Group; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother pvw043
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use is associated with increased risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a nationwide case-time-control studySondergaard KB, Weeke P, Wissenberg M, Schjerning Olsen AM, Fosbol EL, Lippert FK, Torp-Pedersen C, Gislason GH, Folke F; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother (2017) 3 (2): 100-107.
Plaque imaging to refine indications for emerging lipid-lowering drugsAlkhalil M, Chai JT, Choudhury RP; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother (2017) 3 (1): 58-67
The prognostic effect of cardiac rehabilitation in the era of acute revascularisation and statin therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized studies Ð The Cardiac Rehabilitation Outcome Study (CROS)B. Rauch, C. H Davos, P. Doherty et al; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2016, Vol. 23(18) 1914–1939
Marital quality and loneliness as predictors for subjective health status in cardiac rehabilitation patients following percutaneous coronary interventionJ. Roijers, M. Sunamura, E. MWJ Utens, K. Dulfer, N. Ter Hoeve, M. Van Geffen, J. Draaijer, R. Steenaard, R. T. Van Domburg; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2016, Vol. 23(12) 1245–1251
Morphological assessment of chronic total occlusions by combined coronary computed tomographic angiography and intravascular ultrasound imagingM.H. Yamamoto, A. Maehara, M. Poon, J. Guo, K. Yamashita, T. Yakushiji, S. Saito, K. Koyama, Gary S. Mintz, M. Ochiai ; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (2017) 18 (3): 315-322.
Optical coherence tomography evaluation of intermediate-term healing of different stent types: systemic review and meta-analysisM. Iannaccone, F. D'Ascenzo, C.Templin, P. Omedè, A. Montefusco, G. Guagliumi, Patrick W. Serruys, C. Di Mario, J. Kochman, G. Quadri; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (2017) 18 (2): 159-166.
Morphological predictors for no reflow phenomenon after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction caused by plaque rupture.T. Soeda, T. Higuma, Naoki Abe, M. Yamada, H. Yokoyama, S. Shibutani, Daniel S. Ong, R. Vergallo, Y. Minami, H. Lee, K. Okumura, I-K. Jang; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (2017) 18 (1): 103-110.
Prevalence and predictors of culprit plaque rupture at OCT in patients with coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis.M. Iannaccone, G. Quadri, S. Taha, F. D'Ascenzo, A. Montefusco, P. Omede’, Ik-Kyung Jang, G. Niccoli, G. Souteyrand, C. Yundai et al; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (2016) 17 (10): 1128-1137.
Segmental peri-coronary epicardial adipose tissue volume and coronary plaque characteristics.Mohamed Hassan Karim Said Hussien Rizk Fatma ElMogy Mohamed DonyaMohamed Houseni Magdi Yacoub; Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging (2016) 17 (10): 1169-1177.
Machine learning for prediction of all-cause mortality in patients with suspected coronary artery disease: a 5-year multicentre prospective registry analysis. Manish Motwani, Damini Dey, Daniel S. Berman, Guido Germano, Stephan Achenbach et al; Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (7): 500-507
Fractional flow reserve and pressure-bounded coronary flow reserve to predict outcomes in coronary artery disease.Jung-Min Ahn, Frederik M. Zimmermann, Nils P. Johnson, Eun-Seok Shin, Bon-Kwon Koo et al; Eur Heart J ehx139.
Radial versus femoral access in patients with acute coronary syndromes with or without ST-segment elevation. Pascal Vranckx, Enrico Frigoli, Martina Rothenbühler, Francesco Tomassini, Stefano Garducci et al; Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (14): 1069-1080.
Distance to invasive heart centre, performance of acute coronary angiography, and angioplasty and associated outcome in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a nationwide study.Tinne Tranberg, Freddy K. Lippert, Erika F. Christensen, Carsten Stengaard, Jakob Hjort, et al; Eur Heart J ehx104.
Impact of the SYNTAX scores I and II in patients with diabetes and multivessel coronary disease: a pooled analysis of patient level data from the SYNTAX, PRECOMBAT, and BEST trials.Rafael Cavalcante, Yohei Sotomi, Massimo Mancone, Cheol Whan Lee, Jung-Min Ahn et al; Eur Heart J ehx138
Infarct size, left ventricular function, and prognosis in women compared to men after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results from an individual patient-level pooled analysis of 10 randomized trials.Ioanna Kosmidou, Björn Redfors, Harry P. Selker, Holger Thiele, Manesh R. Patel et al ; Eur Heart J ehx159.
Coronary bifurcation lesions treated with simple or complex stenting: 5-year survival from patient-level pooled analysis of the Nordic Bifurcation Study and the British Bifurcation Coronary Study.Miles W. Behan, Niels R. Holm, Adam J. de Belder, James Cockburn, Andrejs Erglis et al; Eur Heart J ehx159.
Ten-year clinical outcomes of first-generation drug-eluting stents: the Sirolimus-Eluting vs. Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents for Coronary Revascularization (SIRTAX) VERY LATE trial.Kyohei Yamaji, Lorenz Räber, Thomas Zanchin, Ernest Spitzer, Christian Zanchin et al; Eur Heart J (2016) 37 (45): 3386-3395.
Three, six, or twelve months of dual antiplatelet therapy after DES implantation in patients with or without acute coronary syndromes: an individual patient data pairwise and network meta-analysis of six randomized trials and 11 473 patients.Tullio Palmerini, Diego Della Riva, Umberto Benedetto, Letizia Bacchi Reggiani, Fausto Feres et al; Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (14): 1034-1043.
Personalising the decision for prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy: development, validation and potential impact of prognostic models for CV events and bleeding in myocardial infarction survivors.Laura Pasea, Sheng-Chia Chung, Mar Pujades-Rodriguez, Alizera Moayyeri, Spiros Denaxas; Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (14): 1048-1055
Sustained safety and performance of the second-generation drug-eluting absorbable metal scaffold in patients with de novo coronary lesions: 12-month clinical results and angiographic findings of the BIOSOLVE-II first-in-man trial.Michael Haude, Hüseyin Ince, Alexandre Abizaid, Ralph Toelg, Pedro Alves Lemos et al; Eur Heart J (2016) 37 (35): 2701-2709.
Late thrombotic events after bioresorbable scaffold implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.Carlos Collet, Taku Asano, Yosuke Miyazaki, Erhan Tenekecioglu, Yuki Katagiri et al; Eur Heart J ehx155
Transcatheter aortic valve thrombosis: the relation between hypo-attenuated leaflet thickening, abnormal valve haemodynamics, and stroke.E. Mara Vollema, William K. F. Kong, Spyridon Katsanos, Vasileios Kamperidis, Philippe J. van Rosendael et al; Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (16): 1207-1217.
Proposed Standardized Neurological Endpoints for Cardiovascular Clinical Trials: An Academic Research Consortium Initiative.Alexandra J. Lansky, Steven R. Messé, Adam M. Brickman, Michael Dwyer, H. Bart van der Worp et al; Eur Heart J ehx037.
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation vs. surgical aortic valve replacement for treatment of severe aortic stenosis: a meta-analysis of randomized trials.George C.M. Siontis, Fabien Praz, Thomas Pilgrim, Dimitris Mavridis, Subodh Verma et al ; Eur Heart J (2016) 37 (47): 3503-3512.
Medical three-dimensional printing opens up new opportunities in cardiology and cardiac surgery.Thomas Bartel, Andrew Rivard, Alejandro Jimenez, Carlos A. Mestres, Silvana Müller et al ; Eur Heart J ehx016.
The year in cardiology 2016: coronary interventionsCarlo Di Mario, Carlotta Sorini Dini, William Wijns; Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (14): 1017-1027.
A meta-analysis on clinical outcomes after transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation by the Heart Team.Hafid Amrane, Fabiano Porta, Ad J. van Boven, A. Pieter Kappetein, Stuart J. Head; EuroIntervention 2017 Apr 4. pii: EIJ-D-16-00103.
Clinical events beyond one year after an acute coronary syndrome: insights from the RECLOSE 2-ACS studyGuido Parodi, Benedetta Bellandi1, Giuseppe Tarantini, Fernando Scudiero, Renato Valenti, Rossella Marcucci, Angela Migliorini, Niccolò Marchionni, Anna Maria Gori, Chiara Zocchi1, David Antoniucci; EuroIntervention 2017 Mar 20;12(16):2018-2024
Current status of transcatheter mitral valve therapy in Europe: results from an EAPCI survey (Part II)Anna Sonia Petronio, Piera Capranzano, Emanuele Barbato, Nicolò Piazza, Andreas Baumbach, Michael Haude, Stephan Windecker; EuroIntervention 2017 Mar 20;12(16):1934-1939.
A novel four-dimensional angiographic approach to assess dynamic superficial wall stress of coronary arteries in vivo: Initial experience in evaluating vessel sites with subsequent plaque rupture.Wu X, von Birgelen C, Muramatsu T, Li Y, Holm NR, Reiber JH, Tu S ; EuroIntervention. 2017 Mar 7. pii: EIJ-D-16-01020
Feasibility and safety of direct catheter-based thrombectomy in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Cooperation of cardiologists, neurologists and radiologists. Prospective registry PRAGUE-16.Widimsky P, Koznar B, Peisker T, Vasko P, Rohac F, Vavrova J, Kroupa J, Stetkarova I; EuroIntervention 2017 Feb 28. pii: EIJ-D-16-00979.
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