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2010-10-21 08:00:00

ISTANBUL, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional cardiology professionals from around the globe will gather at the inaugural SCAI Global Interventional Summit (GIS) hosted by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) in collaboration with the Turkish Society of Cardiology (TSC). Held in conjunction with TSC's 26th National Congress, the GIS will bridge east and west, creating an unprecedented level of international collaboration and an unprecedented platform for...

2010-10-13 16:11:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Dan Onorato, along with physicians, nurses, patients, political leaders and those interested in health care reform will participate in a free public event on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, to discuss the impact health care reform will have on the health care industry, cardiovascular care and the patient experience. The event, titled "What Healthcare Reform Means for You," will take place at the Magovern...

2010-10-11 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) today announced its partnership as a content provider for interventional cardiology-related topics on the new consumer health website "Sharecare." Developed by Dr. Mehmet Oz, cardiac surgeon and host of "The Dr. Oz Show," and internet entrepreneur Jeff Arnold, Sharecare is designed to bring together a variety of prestigious healthcare thought-leaders, institutions and organizations to...

2010-09-21 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Six cardiovascular societies from around the world today published a statement on live case demonstrations at cardiovascular meetings. The statement is the result of a collaborative effort by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Sociedad Latinoamericana de Cardiologia Intervencionista (SOLACI) and Asian-Pacific Society...

2010-09-13 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) today published a first-of-its-kind core curriculum consensus document for the treatment of structural heart disease. An introduction to SCAI's Structural Heart Disease Council, structural heart disease core curriculum, and results of a survey of physicians and training directors on structural heart disease procedures were published simultaneously today in Catheterization and...

2010-08-19 17:11:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) today announced an agreement to jointly sponsor the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) organization. Founded by SCAI in May 2010, ACE provides professional review of facilities where invasive cardiac and endovascular procedures are performed and will accredit those that achieve predetermined benchmarks for quality...

2010-05-07 13:45:00

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients treated with the Zilver® PTX(TM) Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent maintained clinical improvement at two years, according to interim results from the Zilver® PTX(TM) Global Registry presented today as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. The prospective, single-arm study is ongoing to evaluate the drug-eluting stent for...

2010-05-06 13:25:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) today announced the creation of the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) organization. The new accrediting body, announced at SCAI's 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions in San Diego, is designed to promote and uphold high-quality patient care and improve patient safety in facilities where invasive cardiac and endovascular procedures are performed. ACE will advance excellence by...

2010-05-06 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative catheter-based procedure is providing relief to patients who suffer from shortness of breath and fluid overload as the result of a severely leaky heart valve, but who are too sick for open-chest surgery, according to a study presented today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. Data from the Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy (EVEREST II) High Risk Registry showed...

2010-05-06 12:45:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel device that takes a simple approach to protecting the brain during procedures to improve blood flow through arteries in the neck appears to be safer and more effective than existing protection devices, according to a study presented today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. The ARMOUR study showed that when the MO.MA protection device was placed upstream of a cholesterol blockage...


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