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Progress CTO

A contemporary, multi-center registry of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary interventions

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CTO Manual

A searchable database of complex CTO cases. Resources compiled by the Complex CAD Science Center Faculty.

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PCI Manual

A searchable case library of non-CTO coronary interventions compiled by the Complex CAD Science Center faculty.

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Interactive Presentations Map

 CCAD Science Center faculty share research & educate peers around the world.
In 2017-2018, researchers shared 45 presentations at 22 meetings – 15 in the U.S. and 7 international.

University of Manitoba

October 2018

AHA

November 2018

TCT

September 2018

SCAI Fellows

December 2018

CVI

July 2018

SCAI

April 2018

SCAI SHOCK

September 2018

Ohio State University

May 2018

CTO Summit

February 2018

CRT 2018

March 2018

EPIC

April 2018

ACC

March 2018

ACC Interventional Board Meeting

August 2018

TOBI

October 2018

ML CTO

June 2018

Turin CTO

April 2018

EURO CTO Club

September 2018

Meshalkin CTO

June 2018

Recent Publications

2019

Update in the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients with Cardiogenic Shock
Bagai J, Brilakis ES
Current Cardiolology Reports, March 2019

An alternative treatment strategy for large vessel coronary perforations
Xenogiannis I, Tajti P, Nicholas Burke M, Brilakis ES
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, March 2019 

Usefulness of Atherectomy in Chronic Total Occlusion Interventions (from the PROGRESS-CTO Registry)
Xenogiannis I, Karmpaliotis D, Alaswad K, Jaffer FA, Yeh RW, Patel M, Mahmud E, Choi JW, Burke MN, Doing AH, Dattilo P, Toma C, Smith AJC, Uretsky B, Krestyaninov O, Khelimskii D, Holper E, Potluri S, Wyman RM, Kandzari DE, Garcia S, Koutouzis M, Tsiafoutis I, Khatri JJ, Jaber W, Samady H, Jefferson BK, Patel T, Moses JW, Lembo NJ, Parikh M, Kirtane AJ, Ali ZA, Doshi D, Tajti P, Rangan BV, Abdullah S, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES
American Journal of Cardiology, February 2019

Procedural Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Chronic Total Occlusions Via the Radial Approach: Insights From an International Chronic Total Occlusion RegistryTajti P, Alaswad K, Karmpaliotis D, Jaffer FA, Yeh RW, Patel M, Mahmud E, Choi JW, Burke MN, Doing AH, Dattilo P, Toma C, Smith AJC, Uretsky BF, Holper E, Potluri S, Wyman RM, Kandzari DE, Garcia S, Krestyaninov O, Khelimskii D, Koutouzis M, Tsiafoutis I, Khatri JJ, Jaber W, Samady H, Jefferson B, Patel T, Abdullah S, Moses JW, Lembo NJ, Parikh M, Kirtane AJ, Ali ZA, Doshi D, Xenogiannis I, Stanberry LI, Rangan BV, Ungi I, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES
JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, February 2019

Treating saphenous vein graft lesions: Drug-eluting stents are not the answer!
Hall AB, Brilakis ES
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 2019

Hybrid 2.0: Subintimal plaque modification for facilitation of future success in chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary interventionHall AB, Brilakis ES
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 2019

Atherectomy in below-the-knee endovascular interventions: One-year outcomes from the XLPAD registry
Khalili H, Jeon-Slaughter H, Armstrong EJ, Baskar A, Tejani I, Shammas NW, Prasad A, Abu-Fadel M, Brilakis ES, Banerjee S
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 2019 

Staged revascularization in patients with acute coronary syndromes due to saphenous vein graft failure and chronic total occlusion of the native vessel: A novel concept
Xenogiannis I, Tajti P, Burke MN, Brilakis ES
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 2019 

Rate of major adverse renal or cardiac events with iohexol compared to other low osmolar contrast media during interventional cardiovascular procedures
McCullough PA, Todoran TM, Brilakis ES, Ryan MP, Gunnarsson C
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 2019

A systematic approach for successful PCSK9 inhibitor prescribing in clinical practice
Knickelbine T, Jia L, White SK, Garberich RF, Oberembt SJ, Wills S, Miedema MD, Brilakis ES
Journal of Clinical Lipidology, January 2019

Coronary revascularization and use of hemodynamic support in acute coronary syndromesXenogiannis I, Tajti P, Burke MN, Chavez I, Gössl M, Mooney M, Poulose A, Sorajja P, Traverse J, Wang Y, Brilakis ES
Hellenic Journal of Cardiology, January 2019

Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions Represent an Independent Predictor of Mortality in Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias
Behnes M, Akin I, Kuche P, Schupp T, Reiser L, Bollow A, Taton G, Reichelt T, Ellguth D, Engelke N, El-Battrawy I, Lang S, Brilakis ES, Azzalini L, Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Neuser H, Neumann FJ, Nienaber C, Weiß C, Borggrefe M, Mashayekhi K
EuroIntervention, January 2019

Frequency and Outcomes of Ad Hoc Versus Planned Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Multicenter Experience
Sandoval Y, Tajti P, Karatasakis A, Burke MN, Danek BA, Karmpaliotis D, Alaswad K, Jaffer FA, Yeh RW, Patel M, Mahmud E, Krestyaninov O, Khelimskii D, Choi JW, Doing AH, Toma C, Wyman RM, Uretsky B, Garcia S, Koutouzis M, Tsiafoutis I, Holper E, Moses JW, Lembo NJ, Parikh M, Kirtane AJ, Ali ZA, Doshi D, Kandzari DE, Karacsonyi J, Rangan BV, Thompson C, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES
Journal of Invasive Cardiology, January 2019 

Clinical Outcomes and Cost Comparisons of Stent and Non-Stent Interventions in Infrainguinal Peripheral Artery Disease: Insights From the Excellence in Peripheral Artery Disease (XLPAD) Registry
Banerjee S, Jeon-Slaughter H, Armstrong EJ, Bajzer C, Abu-Fadel M, Khalili H, Prasad A, Bou Dargham B, Kamath P, Addo T, Luna M, Gigliotti O, Foteh M, Cawich I, Kinlay S, Ali M, Ramanan B, Niazi K, Tsai S, Shammas NW, Brilakis ES
Journal of Invasive Cardiology, January 2019

Comparison Between Traditional and Guide-Catheter Extension Reverse Controlled Antegrade Dissection and Retrograde Tracking: Insights From the PROGRESS-CTO Registry
Xenogiannis I, Karmpaliotis D, Alaswad K, Jaffer FA, Yeh RW, Patel M, Mahmud E, Choi JW, Burke MN, Doing AH, Dattilo P, Toma C, Smith AJC, Uretsky B, Krestyaninov O, Khelimskii D, Holper E, Potluri S, Wyman RM, Kandzari DE, Garcia S, Koutouzis M, Tsiafoutis I, Jaber W, Samady H, Moses JW, Lembo NJ, Parikh M, Kirtane AJ, Ali ZA, Doshi D, Tajti P, Rangan BV, Abdullah S, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES
Journal of Invasive Cardiology, January 2019

Contrast modulation in chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention
Azzalini L, Uretsky B, Brilakis ES, Colombo A, Carlino M
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, January 2019 

Incidence, predictors, management and outcomes of coronary perforations
Shaukat A, Tajti P, Sandoval Y, Stanberry L, Garberich R, Nicholas Burke M, Gössl M, Henry T, Mooney M, Sorajja P, Traverse J, Bradley SM, Brilakis ES
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention, January 2019

Past Publications

2018 In Press
2017 In Press
Editorials
Book Chapters

Recent Presentations

LIVE CASES

  1. American College of Cardiology 2018 Meeting
  2. Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Meeting 2018
  3. ML-CTO meeting, Nice France – Bad Krozingen, Germany
  4. Meshalkin CTO meeting, Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia

PROCTORING

  1. Mason City, Iowa – October 2017

LATE BREAKING CLINICAL TRIALS

  1. DIVA trial (European Society of Cardiology 2017 – published in Lancet)
  2. CrossBoss First (TCT 2017 – published in JACC Interventions)
  3. Progress CTO (SCAI 2018 – published in JACC Interventions)

45 INVITED PRESENTATIONS
31 ABSTRACTS

(2017-2018)

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