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.  

 

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...
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...