Volume 5 – Number 2 – July 2019

This new edition of AsiaIntervention highlights the importance of mentorship for the new generation of doctors and looks at the contributions of the region with articles on valvular disease, heart failure and coronary interventions. In this special AICT-AsiaPCR 2019 issue you will also discover how Asia contributes to interventional cardiology globally along with the abstracts from the Congress.

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Left ventricular dysfunction before transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Kentaro Hayashida
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:110-111


How has Asia contributed to global interventional cardiology?
Huay Cheem Tan
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:112-114

Community news

Highlights of the 24th Cardiovascular Summit – TCTAP 2019
Duk-Woo Park, Seung-Jung Park
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:115-117

Highlights from China Interventional Therapeutics (CIT) 2019
Runlin Gao
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:118-120

Coronary Interventions

Clinical outcomes of endovascular treatment for chronic aortic occlusion: a retrospective multicentre registry
Taku Kato, Kan Zen, Osami Kawarada, Koji Hozawa, Hitoshi Anzai, Hiroaki Nakamura, Atsushi Funatsu, Daizo Kawasaki, Yoshinori Tsubakimoto, Akihiro Higashimori, Amane Kozuki, Satoaki Matoba
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:121-127

Concertina effect caused by stents: insights from OCT
Gunasekaran Sengottuvelu, Ravindran Rajendran, Raghul Ganesapandi
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:130-131

Multiple coronary artery aneurysms seen five years after Absorb implantation during routine angiographic and OCT follow-up
Gunasekaran Sengottuvelu, Paul Pandi Vinodh Kumar, Immaneni Sathyamurthy
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:132-133

Measurement of left ventricular end-diastolic pressure improves the prognostic utility of the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events score in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
Ippei Watanabe, Daiga Saito, Ryota Noike, Takayuki Yabe, Ryo Okubo, Rine Nakanishi, Hideo Amano, Mikihito Toda, Takanori Ikeda
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:134-140

Interventions for valvular disease and heart failure

LV systolic dysfunction stands to gain the most post transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Kean H. Soon, Nynke H.M. Kooistra, Michiel Voskuil, Adriaan O. Kraaijeveld, Pieter R. Stella
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:142-148

TAVR facilitated by high-pressure balloon post-dilatation to fracture the ring of the small dysfunctional aortic Mosaic

Antonios Halapas, Michael Chrissocheris, Gregory Pattakos, Panagiota Kourkoveli, Kostas Papadopoulos, Panos Vardas, Kostas Spargias
AsiaIntervention 2019;5:149-152


AsiaIntervention 2019;5:153-166