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.  

 

Effect of Daily Aspirin on First-Time Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Inconclusive
News | Pharmaceuticals | September 04, 2018
September 4, 2018 — The jury is still out on whether people at moderate risk of a first heart attack or stroke should...
AI-Driven Blood Test Accurately Diagnoses Peripheral Artery Disease in Diabetic Patient
News | Blood Testing | September 04, 2018
September 4, 2018 — Prevencio Inc. announced new data demonstrating its HART PAD test accurately diagnoses peripheral...
Weight Loss Drug Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Events
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018 — A weight loss drug does not increase cardiovascular events, according to late breaking results from...
Extended Post-Hospital Oral Anticoagulant Use Reduces Non-Fatal Blood Clots
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018 — Use of an oral anticoagulant in medically ill patients for 45 days following hospital discharge...
Maisense Introduces Simultaneous Blood Pressure and ECG Recording System
News | Telecardiology | August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018 — At the 2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, cardiovascular technology startup Maisense...
European Society of Cardiology Incorporates iFR Technology Into Updated Revascularization Guidelines
News | FFR Technologies | August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018 — Philips announced that the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has incorporated instantaneous wave-...
Medtronic Cryoballoon Improves Quality of Life, Reduces Systems of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
News | Ablation Systems | August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced new findings from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF clinical trial demonstrating...
Blood Pressure and Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Continue to Improve Survival After a Decade
News | Pharmaceuticals | August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018 — Blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with...
Acarix Presents CADScor System at ESC 2018
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018 — Acarix AB’s ultra-sensitive acoustic CADScor System for coronary artery disease risk assessment will...
The TIDES-ACS results show us that the Optimax stent is noninferior in patients with acute coronary syndrome compared to Synergy.

The presentation of the ESC late-breaker TIDES-ACS results show us that the Optimax stent is noninferior in patients with acute coronary syndrome compared to Synergy.

News | Stents | November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017 – During a late-breaking session at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2017 meeting, presented...
Treatment of Heart Attack Patients Depends on Cancer History
News | Cardio-oncology | September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017 — Treatment of heart attack patients depends on their history of cancer, according to research...
Marijuana Associated With Three-Fold Risk of Death From Hypertension
News | Hypertension | September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017 — Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, according to...
Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study in Denmark

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study. Photo credit: Lisbeth Hasager Justesen, Viborg Hospital.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017 — A new screening program for vascular disease saves one life for every 169 men assessed, according...
News | Pharmaceuticals | September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017 — Inclisiran lowers low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol for up to one year in...
New FOURIER Analysis Examines How Low Cholesterol Can Safely Go
News | ESC | September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017 — Very aggressive reduction of LDL-cholesterol to ultra-low levels was associated with progressively...