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The future of interventional cardiology presented at TCT 2008
Date:10/7/2008

  • What do data from the latest studies and trials reveal about stents, and the future of interventional cardiology?
  • What are the newest devices and strategies in the field?
  • How are the new generation of stents performing?
  • How is the role of angioplasty evolving?

TCT 2008 is the annual scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and the most widely respected forum on these important topics.

Media are encouraged to attend and cover TCT, by clicking on http://www.tctconference.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=190

Press conferences will be held on the following late breaking trials and registries:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 9:30 A.M.

  • COOL RCN: A Prospective Randomized Trial Examining the Safety and Efficacy of Systemic Hypothermia for the Prevention of Radiocontrast Nephropathy
  • ISAR-Left Main: A Randomized Comparison of Sirolimus-Eluting and Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents in Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease
  • FAME: A Prospective Randomized Trial of Fractional Flow Reserve Guided Stenting in Patients with Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease
  • ODESSA: A Prospective Randomized Study Using Optical Coherence Tomography to Evaluate Strut Coverage of Sirolimus-Eluting, Paclitaxel-Eluting, and Zotarolimus-Eluting Coronary Stents
  • DECREASE: A Prospective Registry Examining the Safety and Efficacy of Triple Antiplatelet Therapy After Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation
  • SOS: A Prospective Randomized Trial of Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents vs. Bare-Metal Stents in Saphenous Vein Graft Lesions
  • ENDEAVOR IV: Two-Year Follow-Up from a Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing a Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent and a Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 9:00 A.M.

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Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
212-851-9311
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
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