ILUMIEN IV: OCT-Guided vs. Angio-Guided PCI

Unveiling the ILUMIEN IV Trial: A New Era of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention The ILUMIEN IV: OPTIMAL PC Trial, conducted in 2023, is a landmark study that compares the efficacy of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)-guided coronary stent implantation to the traditional … Read More

UNIVERSAL Trial Summary: US-Guided Femoral Access

2022 UNIVERSAL TRIAL Routine ultrasonography guidance for femoral vascular access for cardiac procedures multicenter, randomized controlled trial Objective: To determine whether routinely using ultrasonography guidance for femoral arterial access for coronary angiography/intervention reduces bleeding or vascular complications 621 Patients Inclusion … Read More