European Society of Cardiology Congress

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TRICS III: Restrictive transfusion strategy safe 6 months after surgery

August 27, 2018
MUNICH — A restrictive strategy for red blood cell transfusion was noninferior to a liberal strategy in patients who underwent cardiac surgery…
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Study provides snapshot of spontaneous coronary artery dissection

August 27, 2018
MUNICH — Spontaneous coronary artery dissection primarily occurs in middle-aged women, with most acute presentations occurring at the same time…
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ASCEND: Aspirin, omega-3 supplements fail for primary prevention in diabetes

August 26, 2018
MUNICH — In a large cohort of patients with diabetes but no prior CVD, aspirin prevented vascular events but caused major bleeding events, and…
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Outcomes of single, bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting similar at 10 years

August 26, 2018
MUNICH — Among patients undergoing CABG, routine bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting and routine single internal thoracic artery…
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No excess CV risk with lorcaserin for weight loss

August 26, 2018
MUNICH — Treatment with the serotonin receptor agonist lorcaserin yielded sustained weight loss over a median follow-up of 3 years without an…
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ARRIVE: Aspirin does not reduce initial vascular events in low-to-moderate risk population

August 26, 2018
MUNICH — In a moderate-risk population with low event rates, aspirin did not significantly reduce initial vascular events, according to the…
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Results mixed on rivaroxaban for extended thromboprophylaxis in MARINER

August 26, 2018
MUNICH — In medically ill patients at risk for venous thromboembolism, rivaroxaban did not improve the composite endpoint of symptomatic VTE or…
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In CV research, academic-industry collaborations can fuel new advances

August 26, 2018
MUNICH — The history of cardiovascular discoveries is rooted in the collaboration of researchers from academia and industry, who share common…
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SGLT2 inhibitor therapies may raise risk for amputation, diabetic ketoacidosis in diabetes with CVD

August 25, 2018
MUNICH — Adults with type 2 diabetes and established CVD prescribed SGLT2 inhibitor therapy have a twofold increased risk for lower-limb…
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MATRIX: Radial access lowers net events vs. femoral access at 1 year

August 25, 2018
MUNICH — At 1 year, a strategy of transradial access for coronary angiography, followed by PCI if indicated, conferred lower net adverse…