Volume 3 – Number 1 – January 2017

In this new edition, we present recent results on the COMBO and PROMUS devices, the REMEDEE FIM trial, CREDO-Kyoto AMI registry on CTOs, or a look at BRS with the ALSTER-OCT registry.

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Editorial

A panoply of milestones and achievements
Upendra Kaul, Takeshi Kimura, Seung-Jung Park, Huay Cheem Tan and Runlin Gao
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:5-6

Chronic total occlusion (CTO) in Japan
Hiroki Watanabe, Takeshi Kimura
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:7-9

Functional PCI in bifurcation lesions
Duk-Woo Park, Seung-Jung Park
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:10-12

Sightseeing: in search of the best vascular view
Francesco Prati, Enrico Romagnoli, Laura Gatto
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:13-14

The COMBO stent: can it deliver on its dual promise?
Roisin Colleran, Michael Joner
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:15-17

National society presentation
Summary of presentions TCT
Coronary Interventions

The COMBO dual therapy stent in patients presenting with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a one-year follow-up study
Rajiv Ananthakrishna, William Kristanto, Li Liu, Poay Huan Loh, Edgar L. Tay, Koo Hui Chan, Mark Y. Chan, Chi-Hang Lee, Adrian F. Low, Huay Cheem Tan, Joshua P. Loh
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:21-27

A modified frequency domain optical coherence tomography procedure for imaging severely stenotic coronary artery lesions
Feng Tian, Ying Zhou, Yundai Chen, Jing Wang, Shanshan Zhou, Tao Zhang
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:35-40

Optical coherence tomography analysis of neointimal tissue in drug-eluting stents with biodegradable and durable polymer coatings: the ALSTER-OCT registry
Christian-Hendrik Heeger, Felix Lesche, Maximillian Fenski, Laura Hildebrand, Robert A. Byrne, Anne-Sophie Schedifka, Alexander Ghanem, Tomohisa Tada, Felix Meincke, Andreas Busjahn, Peter Wohlmuth, Michael Joner, Karl-Heinz Kuck, Martin W. Bergmann
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:41-48

Imaging outcomes of bioresorbable scaffold overlap: an optical coherence tomography analysis from the ABSORB EXTEND trial
Yohei Sotomi, Pannipa Suwannasom, Chiung-Jen Wu, Hiroki Tateishi, Wai-Fung Cheong, Wei-Ying Zhao, Susan Veldhof, Robbert J. de Winter, Joanna J. Wykrzykowska, Vasim Farooq, Alexandre Abizaid, Patrick W Serruys, Yoshinobu Onuma
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:49-57

In vitro evaluation of the appropriate guidewire for performing the reversed guidewire technique to treat severely angulated bifurcated lesions
Hidenori Komiyama, Masamichi Takano, Yusaku Shibata, Masato Matsushita, Osamu Kurihara, Katsuhito Kato, Ryo Munakata, Daisuke Murakami, Yasushi Miyauchi, Yoshihiko Seino, Kyoichi Mizuno, Wataru Shimizu
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:58-62

A prospective, multicentre registry to assess an everolimus-eluting coronary stent system (PROMUS Element™) for coronary revascularisation in an unrestricted Indian population: the PROMUS Element™ India all-comers registry
Ajit S. Mullasari, Suma M. Victor, Vijayakumar Subban, Latchumanadhas Kalidoss, Sanjay Shah, Shireesh Sathe, Selvamani Sethuraman, Devang Desai, Atul Abhyankar, Shirish Hiremath, Upendra Kaul, Samuel Mathew
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:63-69

On-label vs. off-label use of vascular closure devices in Japanese patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
Toshiki Kuno, Shun Kohsaka, Hiroaki Miyata, Mitsuaki Sawano, Shunsuke Takagi, Shigetaka Noma, Koji Negishi, Yuichiro Maekawa, Yohei Numasawa, Keiichi Fukuda
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:70-80

Clinical impact of revascularisation of chronic total occlusion in a non-infarct-related artery in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (from the CREDO-Kyoto AMI registry)
Hiroki Watanabe, Takeshi Morimoto, Hiroki Shiomi, Erika Yamamoto, Naritatsu Saito, Yutaka Furukawa, Yoshihisa Nakagawa, Kenji Ando, Kazushige Kadota, Takeshi Kimura
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:81-89

Interventions for valvular disease and heart failure

Buddy wire technique for successful transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation through an extremely tortuous abdominal aorta: a basic technique in Asian patients?
Toru Naganuma, Satoru Mitomo, Hiroto Yabushita, Tatsuya Nakao, Aleksandar Lazarevic, Sunao Nakamura
AsiaIntervention 2017;3:90-92