European Society of Cardiology Congress

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Meeting News

SCOT-HEART: CTA with standard care reduces CHD death, MI at 5 years

August 25, 2018
MUNICH — Patients with stable chest pain who underwent CTA with standard care had a significantly lower rate of CHD-related death and nonfatal…
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TRANSITION: Sacubitril/valsartan feasible as in-hospital HF treatment

August 25, 2018
MUNICH — Sacubitril/valsartan was safe and effective in patients stabilized after hospitalization for acute HF regardless of whether they…
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ESC to offer potentially practice-changing clinical science

August 24, 2018
MUNICH — The European Society of Cardiology Congress, which is being held Saturday to Wednesday here, will feature late-breaking clinical…
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High salt intake doubles risk for heart failure

September 8, 2017
High salt intake was associated with a twofold increase in the risk for heart failure, according to findings recently presented at the European…
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PACIFY: Fentanyl delays absorption of ticagrelor during PCI

August 30, 2017
Administering IV fentanyl during PCI delayed the absorption of ticagrelor by as many as 4 hours, according to a poster presented at the European…
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LAACS: LAA closure protects brain from ischemic events during open heart surgery

August 29, 2017
Patients who underwent left atrial appendage closure during open heart surgery had reduced the risk for long-term ischemic brain damage, according to…
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REVEAL: CETP inhibitor added to statin lowers incidence of major coronary events

August 29, 2017
Incidence of major coronary events was significantly reduced among patients with atherosclerotic vascular disease who received statin therapy with…
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PRECISION-ABPM: Ibuprofen increases systolic BP, hypertension risk in arthritis

August 29, 2017
Patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis and elevated risk for CVD who were treated with ibuprofen had increased systolic BP in addition…
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EMANATE: Apixaban reduces stroke risk in patients with AF undergoing cardioversion

August 28, 2017
Patients with atrial fibrillation who received apixaban before their scheduled cardioversion had a lower risk for stroke compared with warfarin and…
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SPYRAL HTN-OFF MED: Renal denervation lowers BP in unmedicated patients

August 28, 2017
Catheter-based renal denervation lowered BP in hypertensive patients not treated with antihypertensive medication, according to the results of the…