European Society of Cardiology Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from the European Society of Cardiology Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ESC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Cardiology Today’s prevention highlights from ESC

October 12, 2018
Cardiology Today and Healio.com/Cardiology were on-site to cover the European Society of Cardiology Congress from Aug. 25 to 29 in Munich. A number…
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VIDEO: 'Incredible amount of science' presented at ESC Congress

October 7, 2018
MUNICH — In this video exclusive, Roxana Mehran, MD, associate medical editor of Cardiology Today’s Intervention, highlights an…
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VIDEO: ESC presentations 'have potential to be practice-changing'

October 6, 2018
MUNICH — Cardiology Today’s Intervention Chief Medical Editor Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, said in this exclusive video interview that the…
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VIDEO: Knowledge about spontaneous coronary artery dissection continues to grow

September 29, 2018
MUNICH — In this video exclusive, Richard J. Kovacs, MD, FACC, Q.E. and Sally Russell Professor of Cardiology at Indiana University School of
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Social media helps cardiologists learn, build personal brand

September 26, 2018
MUNICH — Cardiologists benefit from engaging in social media because it helps them learn and build personal brands, according to presentations…
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VIDEO: ASCEND trial offers 'mixed messages' on aspirin, omega-3

September 20, 2018
MUNICH — In this video exclusive, Jeffrey T. Kuvin, MD, FACC, provides his perspective on the ASCEND trial of aspirin and omega-3 fatty acids…
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Cardiac CTA radiation exposure declining, but variation persists

September 20, 2018
MUNICH — New data from the PROTECTION VI study indicate that radiation exposure from cardiac CTA has declined during the past decade, but there…
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High triglycerides raise risk for peripheral artery revascularization

September 19, 2018
MUNICH — Among high-risk patients on statin treatment, those with elevated triglycerides were more likely to undergo peripheral artery…
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Biodegradable stents, bioresorbable scaffolds reduce risk for TLF

September 18, 2018
MUNICH — Results from three studies presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress found that biodegradable stents and bioresorbable…
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Irbesartan slows aortic root dilatation in Marfan syndrome

September 17, 2018
MUNICH — Irbesartan in standard doses is linked to a significant decrease in the rate of aortic dilatation in patients with Marfan syndrome…