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TAVR transcatheter aortic valve replacement with Portico valve reduces severe aortic stenosis in real-world study PORTICO-1

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement reduces severe aortic stenosis in real-world study

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the Portico® valve (Abbott) was found to be safe and associated with low rates of stroke, death or paravalvular leakage at one-year follow-up, according to the real-world PORTICO I study in patients with symptomatic, severe aortic stenosis.

Ivosidenib FDA approved for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia

On July 20, 2018, the US FDA approved ivosidenib (Tibsovo©, Agios Pharmaceuticals) for use in adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) harbouring a susceptible IDH1 mutation as detected by an FDA-approved companion diagnostic (CDx) test, the Abbott RealTime IDH1 Assay.