European Society of Cardiology Congress

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Meeting News

Early ICD use prolongs survival after coronary stenting

September 18, 2019
PARIS — Early use of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator after primary PCI lengthened survival among high-risk patients with STEMI…
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Supplemental high-flow oxygen not beneficial for suspected ACS

September 18, 2019
PARIS — Among patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes, new data from the NZOTACS trial show no difference in 30-day mortality for…
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Educational text messages improve glycemic control in CHD, diabetes

September 9, 2019
PARIS — Patients with CHD and diabetes who received frequent educational and motivational text messages for glycemic control in addition to…
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Metabolic surgery yields reduced CV events in obesity, type 2 diabetes

September 6, 2019
PARIS — Metabolic surgery for patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes was linked to lower incidence of major adverse CV events compared with…
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Remote ischemic conditioning fails to benefit patients with STEMI undergoing PCI

September 6, 2019
PARIS — Among patients undergoing PCI for STEMI, remote ischemic conditioning did not reduce cardiac death and HF hospitalization at 12 months…
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Wearable smart devices effectively identify patients with suspected AF

September 6, 2019
PARIS — A mobile app using photoplethysmography via smartwatch technology successfully identified individuals in China with suspected atrial…
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Beta-blockers safe, effective for certain patients with HFrEF, reduced renal function

September 5, 2019
PARIS — Beta-blockers reduced mortality in patients with sinus rhythm and HF with reduced ejection fraction, even in those with moderately…
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Smartphone-based strategy improves linkage to care in patients with elevated BP

September 5, 2019
PARIS — A strategy of tailored behavioral communication combined with smartphone technology implemented by community health workers conferred…
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TRANSIENT: Timing of revascularization does not impact outcomes in transient STEMI

September 5, 2019
PARIS — In patients with transient STEMI, defined as those who present with STEMI but have their ST-segment elevation and symptoms completely…
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RAPID-TnT: High-sensitivity troponin assay enables faster discharge in suspected ACS

September 5, 2019
PARIS — A 1-hour protocol including a high-sensitivity troponin T assay was associated with faster discharge of patients with suspected ACS…