ESC

This channel contains news about the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), including coverage of its annual meeting and new guidelines. ESC is a leading resource for cardiology science and information in Europe.  

 

ESC Congress Goes Virtual Amid COVID-19 Concerns. #ESC #ESCcongress
News | ESC | May 06, 2020
May 6, 2020 — The European Society of Cardiology (ESC), one of the world's largest cardiovascular conferences, is...
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 27, 2020
March 27, 2020 — The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has created a novel coronavirus resource page with...
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is recommending in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients not discontinuing angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) used to control hypertension. 
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 16, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
March 16, 2020 — The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) issued a statement March 13 recommending in novel coronavirus...
The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) electrophysiology (EP) annual meeting cancelled due to coronavirus. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV
Feature | EP Lab | March 10, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
March 10, 2020 — Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed another large cardiology meeting, the European Heart Rhythm...
Top Cardiology New in 2019 From the European Society of Cardioloigy (ESC)
News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | December 23, 2019
Environmental and lifestyle issues were popular this year, with pick up from both European Society of Cardiology (ESC)...
Bypass Surgery and Coronary Stenting Yield Comparable 10-Year Survival
News | Cath Lab | September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 — Ten-year survival rates are similar for bypass surgery and coronary stenting with drug-eluting...
Aspirin Should Not Be Recommended for Healthy People Over 70
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in...
Early ICD Use Prolongs Survival After Coronary Stenting
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — Early use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after primary coronary intervention...
Rapid Diagnosis Protocol for Chest Pain Does Not Improve Outcomes
News | Blood Testing | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — Discharge of patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes under a 0- and 1-hour high-...
FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for Farxiga in Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019 — AstraZeneca announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track...
New ESC Guideline Provides Class 1 Recommendation for Coronary CTA
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019 — The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) published new guidelines on the diagnosis and management...
Reducing Secondary Mitral Regurgitation in Heart Failure Does Not Improve Two-year Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019 — Percutaneous reduction of secondary mitral regurgitation in patients with heart failure does not...
 Tiny Wearable Cameras May Improve Quality of Life in Heart Failure Patients

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News | Heart Failure | September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019 — The ever-present devices that seem to track all our moves can be annoying, intrusive or worse, but...
PARAGON-HF Misses Endpoint in Preserved Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019 — The angiotensin neprilysin inhibitor sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) missed its primary endpoint...
Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin Reduces Ischemic Events in Stable Coronary Patients With Diabetes
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 10, 2019
September 10,2019 — The combination of ticagrelor and aspirin reduces ischemic events compared with aspirin alone in...