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Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2019

September 25 - 29, 2019; San Francisco, California

September 25 - 29, 2019 San Francisco, California
  • TCT 2019 Zero-Contrast PCI in CKD Patients Helps Avoid Later Dialysis No coronary lesion seemed too complex for the procedure that used intravascular ultrasound and pressure readings to guide stenting, usually avoiding need for contrast injection, protecting the kidneys.
  • TCT 2019 TWILIGHT Hits Primary Endpoint, Alters Aspirin Post PCI The perennial question of how soon aspirin can be dropped in dual antiplatelet therapy became more definitive, but experts caution against extrapolating results to very early aspirin discontinuation.

Meeting Highlights At A Glance

  • Top News From TCT 2019: Slideshow Top News From TCT 2019: Slideshow Research predicted to alter the landscape of aspirin therapy after PCI, plus support for pacemaker-based therapy for hypertension featured prominently at TCT 2019.

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