Nov 12, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast


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Left atrial appendage closure vs DOACs, TAVR vs SAVR, renal denervation, and an AHA 2021 preview are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment, visit:


- PRAGUE-17: LAA Closure Holds Up Against DOACs Out to 4 Years

- LAAO vs DOAC: PRAGUE-17 Falls Short

- Left Atrial Appendage Closure versus Non-Warfarin Oral Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation: 4-Year Outcomes of PRAGUE-17

- Does Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure Stand the Test of Time?


- SURTAVI at 5 Years Reinforces TAVR but Was It Long-term Enough?

- Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients

III - Renal Denervation

- Renal Denervation Adds Clout to BP Meds in Resistant HTN: RADIANCE-HTN TRIO

- Renal Denervation Remains Only Promising in Meta-Analysis

- Renal Denervation for Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trials

IV - AHA Preview

- AHA 2021 Puts Scientific Dialogue, Health Equity Center Stage

- Mandrola Previews the Virtual AHA 2021

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