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.  

 

Early ICD Use Prolongs Survival After Coronary Stenting
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 18, 2019

September 18, 2019 — Early use of an...

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...

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...

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...

 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,...

PARAGON-HF Misses Endpoint in Preserved Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | September 11, 2019

September 11, 2019 — The angiotensin...

Complete Revascularization Superior to Culprit Lesion-only Intervention
News | Cath Lab | September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019 — An international randomized trial has shown that complete revascularization reduces major...

Prasugrel Cuts Ischemic Events in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 09, 2019

September 9, 2019 — Prasugrel is superior to ticagrelor for reducing ischemic events in patients with acute coronary...

ESC President Barbara Casadei, M.D., DPhil, FRCP, FESC, a British Heart Foundation Professor and an honorary consultant cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, speaks at a press conference at the 2019 ESC Congress. #ESC19 #ESC2019

ESC President Barbara Casadei, M.D., DPhil, FRCP, FESC, a British Heart Foundation Professor and an honorary consultant cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, speaks at a press conference at the 2019 ESC Congress.

 

Feature | ESC | September 09, 2019

September 9, 2019 — More than 33,000 health professionals gathered over five days to attend the 2019...

Dapagliflozin, Forxiga, was found to help improve outcomes in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) at ESC 2019. #ESC19 #ESC2019
News | Heart Failure | September 09, 2019

September 9, 2019 — The drug Dapagliflozin was found to reduce death and hospitalization in patients who have heart...

Superiority of Orsiro Over Xience Demonstrated in STEMI Patients
News | Stents Drug Eluting | September 05, 2019

September 5, 2019 — Biotronik's ultrathin Orsiro stent demonstrated superiority over Xience with respect to target...

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