Category: Volume 1 Number 3

Table of Contents Volume 1 Number 3

Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) Volume 1 Number 3  Fractional Flow Reserve-guided Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Standing the Test of Time  Authors: Zimmermann, Frederik M.; van Nunen, Lokien X. What is the Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Stenting?  Authors: Tantry, Udaya S.; Navarese, Eliano P.; Gurbel, Paul A. Reports of a Possible Causal Link between Brain, Head, […]

Renal Denervation: Past, Present, and Future

Renal Denervation: Past, Present, and Future Authors: Pourafshar, Negiin; Karimi, Ashkan; Anderson, R. David; Alaei-Andabili, Seyed Hossein; Kandzari, David E. Over the past decade, percutaneous renal denervation has been vigorously investigated as a treatment for resistant hypertension. The SYMPLICITY radiofrequency catheter system (Medtronic CardioVascular Inc., Santa Rosa, CA, USA) is the most tested device in clinical trials. After the […]

Link between tumors and radiation exposure

Reports of a Possible Causal Link between Brain, Head, and Neck Tumors and Radiation Exposure during Coronary Interventional Procedures: A Sobering Look at the Data Authors: Reeves, Ryan R.; Mahmud, Ehtisham Radiation exposure is a hazard for patients and physicians during fluoroscopically-guided procedures. Invasive cardiologists are exposed to high levels of scatter radiation and both increasing procedural […]


NSTEMI or STEMI: A Myocardial Infarction is an Infarction Regardless of the ECG Changes at Presentation Author: C. Richard Conti, MD, MACC, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA ST segment elevation is considered by most as a sign of an occluded coronary artery and myocardial ischemia. Coronary artery occlusion usually is the […]