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POST-PCI raises red flags for routine functional testing in high-risk PCI patients

2-year follow-up of PCI patients at high anatomical, clinical risk showed no survival benefits with surveillance testing over standard care

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‘First big step’ for xenotransplantation inches forward elusive future of heart transplantation

Short-term success of 3 recent pig-to-human cardiac transplantations reignites drive to develop new treatment options for patients with heart failure, experts say

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Time to halt routine, post-TAVR oral anticoagulant therapy, CT scans: insights from the ADAPT-TAVR trial

Study finds no association between subclinical leaflet thrombosis and neurological dysfunction, trend for lower SLT with DOAC compared to DAPT

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2 East Asian studies say endovascular therapy, DAPT with ticagrelor favorable for understudied stroke patients

RESCUE-Japan LIMIT finds endovascular therapy benefits large core strokes; CHANCE-2 shows ticagrelor’s superiority over clopidogrel for CYP2C19 loss-of-function allele carriers

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Oscillating history of heart xenotransplantation strikes forward with breakthrough operation

US transplant surgeons report first successful pig-to-human heart transplant, offering glimpse of uncertain hope for end-stage heart failure patients

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PCI vs. CABG debate continues in left main after meta-analysis shows tradeoffs, no clear winner

Concrete PCI superiority, noninferiority to CABG in LMCAD remains undeclared; meta-analysis suggests no mortality difference but tradeoffs on MI, stroke, repeat revasc

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FFR-guided PCI fails to show noninferiority against CABG in triple-vessel CAD: FAME 3

Surgery comes out ahead, but both CABG, PCI see improvements over past studies; sub-analysis suggests SYNTAX score helps choose best revasc strategy