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.  

 

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...
CANTOS Study Shows Reducing Inflammation Cuts Cardiovascular Disease, Lung Cancer Risk
News | ESC | September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017 — The IL-1β inhibitor canakinumab lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer risk by...
COMPASS Trial Shows Rivaroxaban With Aspirin Improves Stable Cardiovascular Disease
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017 — Rivaroxaban plus aspirin improves survival and reduces stroke and heart attack in patients with...
Giving oxygen to patients suffering a heart attack is not beneficial, according to the DETO2X-AMI study.

Giving oxygen to patients suffering a heart attack is not beneficial, according to the DETO2X-AMI study presented at ESC 2017.

Feature | ESC | September 07, 2017
September 7, 2017 — Oxygen therapy does not improve survival in patients with heart attack symptoms, according to late-...
PURE study may cause revision of fat intake guidelines for cardiology.
Feature | ESC | September 07, 2017
September 7, 2017 — Researchers at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress called for a reconsideration of...
Biotronik's Orsiro Drug-Eluting Stent Outperforms Xience in BIOFLOW-V Trial
News | Stents Drug Eluting | September 01, 2017
September 1, 2017 — Biotronik recently announced data from the BIOFLOW-V randomized trial comparing Orsiro and Xience...
SPYRAL HTN-OFF MED Study Results Show Efficacy, Safety of Renal Denervation
News | Renal Denervation | August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced its intent to move forward with a new renal denervation pivotal trial...
MobiusHD Device Shows Promise in Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
News | Hypertension | August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017 — Vascular Dynamics Inc. announced interim results of the company’s first-in-human trial of its...
Real-World Analysis Compares Safety, Effectiveness of Apixaban Versus Warfarin
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017 — Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc. announced results from an analysis of real-world data...