Editor’s 2017 Top Ten


Notable articles* from 2017 as selected by Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

Article 1:
Percutaneous Transcatheter Therapies for the Management of Left Ventricular Assist Device Complications
Rohan J. Kalathiya, MD;  Jonathan Grinstein, MD;  Nir Uriel, MD;  Atman P. Shah, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(5):151-162. Epub 2017 February 15.

Article 2:
Root Cause Analysis of Deaths in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarctions Treated With Primary PCI: What Can We Do Better?
Fredy El Sakr, MD;  Mohamad Kenaan, MD;  Daniel Menees, MD;  Milan Seth, BS, MS;  Hitinder S. Gurm, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(5):164-168. Epub 2017 March 15.

Article 3:
Antecubital Fossa Venous Access For Right Heart Catheterization
Omar Waheed;  Abhinav Sharma, MD;  Maninder Singh, MD;  Edo Kaluski, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(5):169-174.

Article 4:
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Surgical Valve Replacement in Low-Intermediate Surgical Risk Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Aakash Garg, MD;  Sunil V. Rao, MD;  Gautam Visveswaran, MD;  Sahil Agrawal, MD;  Abhishek Sharma, MD; Lohit Garg, MD;  Indrajeet Mahata, MD;  Jalaj Garg, MD;  Dinesh Singal, MD;  Marc Cohen, MD;  John B. Kostis, MD, PhD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(6):209-216

Article 5:
Novel Method for Exchange of Impella Circulatory Assist Catheter: The “Trojan Horse” Technique
Colin T. Phillips, MD;  Hector Tamez, MD;  Thomas M. Tu, MD;  Robert W. Yeh, MD;  Duane S. Pinto, MD, MPH
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(7):250-252. Epub 2017 May 15.

Article 6:
Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support for Cardiac Disease: Temporal Trends in Use and Complications Between 2009 and 2015
Bradley W. Ternus, MD;  Jacob C. Jentzer, MD;  Abdallah El Sabbagh, MD;  Mackram F. Eleid, MD;  Malcolm R. Bell, MD;  Joseph G. Murphy, MD;  Charanjit S. Rihal, MD;  Gregory W. Barsness, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(9):309-313. Epub 2017 July 15.

Article 7:
Contemporary Trends and Outcomes Associated With the Preprocedural Use of Oral P2Y12 Inhibitors in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2)
Devraj Sukul, MD;  Milan Seth, MS;  Simon R. Dixon, MBChB;  Akshay Khandelwal, MD;
Thomas A. LaLonde, MD;  Hitinder S. Gurm, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(10):340-351. Epub 2017 April 15.

Article 8:
Outcomes After Successful Percutaneous Coronary Intervention of Calcified Lesions Using Rotational Atherectomy, Cutting Balloon Angioplasty, or Balloon-Only Angioplasty Before Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation
Björn Redfors, MD, PhD;  Akiko Maehara, MD;  Bernhard Witzenbichler, MD;  Giora Weisz, MD; Thomas D. Stuckey, MD5;  Timothy D. Henry, MD;  Thomas McAndrew, PhD;  Roxana Mehran, MD1,8; Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM;  Gregg W. Stone, MD;  Philippe Généreux, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29:378-386  Epub 15 June 2015

Article 9:
Classification for Assessing the Quality of Diagnostic Coronary Angiography
Philippe Généreux, MD;  Roxana Mehran, MD;  Martin B. Leon, MD;  Nicolas Bettinger, MD;  Gregg W. Stone, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(12):417-420. Epub 2017 August 15.

Article 10:
Transpedal Access for the Management of Complex Peripheral Artery Disease
Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, MD;  Partha Sardar, MD;  Jihad A. Mustapha, MD;  Miguel Montero-Baker, MD; Konstantinos Charitakis, MD;  Cezar Iliescu, MD;  Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2017;29(12):425-429.

*in order published


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