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.  

 

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 European Society...
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...
World Heart Federation Launches Global Roadmap on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Among Diabetics
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 04, 2019
September 4, 2019 — At the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of...
Entresto Improved Measures of Heart Structure and Function in Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure | September 04, 2019
September 4, 2019 – Novartis announced results from two new clinical trials evaluating improvement in heart structure...
Global Echocardiography Normal Values Study Presented at European Society of Cardiology Congress
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 04, 2019
September 4, 2019 — Final data from the World Alliance Societies of Echocardiography (WASE) Normal Values Study was...
Philips Debuts Cardiac Ultrasound and Enterprise Informatics Offerings at ESC 2019
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — Philips will showcase its latest cardiac care innovations at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC...
European Society of Cardiology Hosting First Digital Summit
News | Information Technology | July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 — The rapid evolution of digital technology and its impact on the prevention and treatment of heart...
Stress Cardiac MRI Shows High Prognostic Value for Suspected Ischemia Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018 — Raymond Kwong, M.D., MPH, from the Harvard Medical School recently presented his findings on a...
Antithrombin Drug Ineffective in Heart Failure With Sinus Rhythm and Coronary Disease
News | Heart Failure | September 07, 2018
September 7, 2018 — The antithrombin drug rivaroxaban does not reduce the risk of a composite endpoint of survival,...
Tafamidis Improves Survival in Rare Heart Condition
News | Heart Failure | September 06, 2018
September 6, 2018 — Tafamidis is the first treatment to improve survival and reduce hospitalizations in a rare heart...
Bilateral Artery Use Does Not Improve 10-Year CABG Outcomes
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | September 06, 2018
September 6, 2018 — While it is firmly established that the use of one internal thoracic artery can improve life...
Bleeds and Benefit With Aspirin Balanced in Diabetes Patients
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018 — Aspirin prevented serious vascular events in patients with diabetes who did not already have...