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VLF 2019: White paper and individual patient data analysis are planned next steps

Krishna Rocha-Singh (Springfield, USA) tells Vascular News that plans after VLF 2019 include publishing a white paper and expeditiously pooling individual patient-level data from the industry randomised controlled trials for independent statistical analysis. This analysis would validate, or disprove, the increased mortality signal associated with paclitaxel-releasing device use in the periphery (raised by Katsanos et al’s meta-analysis in JAHA), Rocha-Singh states.

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Krishna Rocha-Singh (Springfield, USA) is Chief Scientific Officer for Prairie Heart Institute at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. He is also a current co-founding board member of Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA).

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