The American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session has produced some positive news about some controversial cardiac tech.
Drug-coated stents, which a 2018 study linked to late-stage death, were shown to be non-inferior to non-drug-coated stents in patients with peripheral arterial disease. And a new study of renal denervation that used a different methodology showed significant progress in reducing high blood pressure.
ACC.21 was held once again as a virtual event, with physicians presenting the results of studies on some of the hottest topics — and devices — in cardiology.
Here’s an overview of the results of the most important device-related studies presented at ACC.21.