Access to endovascular therapy does not appear to be the issue.
The study's authors believe this to be the largest analysis of its kind.
Significant issues have been reported with the catheter’s guidewire.
In case there was any doubt, streaming an entire season of a TV show in one sitting may not be good for your health.
The new analysis, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, represents the latest chapter in one of interventional cardiology’s largest ongoing debates.
Three months of anticoagulation therapy is the go-to option when treating these younger patients—but it could be time for a change.
Researchers hope their work can help guide future treatments for atherosclerosis and other harmful diseases.
The study included data from more than 165,000 patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).
The devices have been associated with a risk of breaking during use.
The team examined data from 71 different studies, covering more than 226,000 patients.
“Robotics is, in all likelihood, the future of interventional cardiology," one specialist said. Full study results are expected in May.
The device's filter is breaking off during the retrieval process, making it much more difficult to withdraw.