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VIDEO: Insight into mechanical dyssynchrony as a marker of severe disease

August 30, 2015

LONDON — In this video, Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-prinicipal investigator of the ECHO-CRT study, discusses results of a subanalysis of mechanical dyssynchrony in the ECHO-CRT patient population, presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress.

The cohort included patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction (< 35%), narrow QRS (<130 ms) and evidence of mechanical dyssynchrony. All were implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device and were randomized to have the CRT turned on or off.

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Depression, BP extremes may predict CV events

August 30, 2015
LONDON — The combination of depressive symptoms and very high or low BP levels may signal increased risk for CV events among patients with existing heart disease…
VIDEO: ED protocol with high-sensitivity troponin assays helps rule out MI quickly Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: ED protocol with high-sensitivity troponin assays helps rule out MI quickly

August 30, 2015
LONDON — Joseph S. Alpert, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Medicine and…
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UNDER-ATP: Adenosine triphosphate-guided pulmonary vein isolation not effective

August 30, 2015
LONDON — In patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing catheter ablation, adenosine triphosphate-guided pulmonary vein isolation did not improve outcomes…
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LEADLESS II: Leadless pacemaker effective, usually safe in first 300 patients

August 30, 2015
LONDON — A leadless pacemaker met prespecified sensing and pacing requirements in most patients, and was associated with device-related serious adverse events in…
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Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

This engaging activity featuring a superb faculty provides electrophysiologists and others with the best information…
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VIDEO: ED protocol with high-sensitivity troponin assays helps rule out MI quickly

VIDEO: ED protocol with high-sensitivity troponin assays helps rule out MI quickly

August 30, 2015
LONDON — Joseph S. Alpert, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine…
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Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015™: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015®: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent yet modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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