United Kingdom, June 30, 2016: Welcome to the 2016 edition of EMJ Interventional Cardiology, an assortment of the latest news, research, and opinions from across the world from this area of medicine. Every year there are a huge number of innovations, developing techniques, and procedures in interventional cardiology, and 2016 was no exception to this rule. Alongside a collection of peer-reviewed papers there are interviews, abstract reviews, and an analysis of the most exciting presentations from this year’s renowned interventional cardiology event, EuroPCR.
EuroPCR was held in Paris, France this year from 17th–20th May 2016, and all 4 days included fascinating talks, teaching sessions, posters, and demonstrations. Inside this issue there is coverage of some of the most impressive research presented at the congress, including innovations in stent technology and long-term follow-up studies, development of less invasive diagnostic techniques, and analysis of current progress and challenges in cardiovascular treatments.
EMJ Interventional Cardiology also contains abstract reviews direct from the researchers themselves, providing insight into new frontiers of the field. This section covers a number of topics including aortic valve implantations and replacements, techniques for treating ischaemic stroke, and the use of drug-eluting stents in the context of diabetic patients.
There are also interviews with members of the EMJ Interventional Cardiology Editorial Board who have discussed their research, perspectives, and professional goals. These interviews look at the history of interventional cardiology as well as current developments, as well as an analysis of possible future developments.
There are additionally a number of peer-reviewed papers contained in this issue. There is an update on transcatheter aortic valve implantation by Biagioni et al., and an evaluation of the long-term risks and benefits of the use of manual thrombus catheters in the context of coronary and myocardial circulation by Jamil et al., amongst many others. Available online now.
Zoë Webster, Head of Publishing at EMJ said: “This edition underlines the huge amount of progress that has occurred in interventional cardiology recently, and we believe the content will provide valuable information to anyone involved in the field.”
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