• ULTIMATE: IVUS-guided PCI superior to angiography guidance at 3 years

    10 days ago - By Healio

    In patients undergoing PCI with a drug-eluting stent, those whose procedures were guided by IVUS had less target vessel failure at 3 years than those whose procedures were guided by angiography, new data from the ULTIMATE trial showed.
    As Healio previously reported, in the all-comers trial of 1,448 patients, IVUS-guided PCI was associated with lower TVF rates compared with angiography-guided PCI at 1 year. Jun-Jie Zhang, MD, PhD, associate professor, director of the cardiac catheter laboratory and vice director of cardiovascular development at Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical
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