European Society of Cardiology

The latest news from the ESC Congress, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

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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…
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Highlights from ESC Congress

September 16, 2018
Cardiology Today and reported live from the European Society of Cardiology Congress from Aug. 25 to 29 in Munich. Among the breaking news…
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VIDEO: New treatment option for rare cardiomyopathy may 'change lives'

September 15, 2018
MUNICH — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, offers her highlights from the European Society of
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Transradial access for PCI reduces event risk in STEMI

September 13, 2018
MUNICH — Patients with STEMI who underwent primary PCI via transradial access had reduced risk for 30-day mortality, cardiogenic shock and…
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EWOLUTION: LAA closure device reduces risk for adverse events

September 12, 2018
MUNICH — The rates of adverse events at 2 years were reduced in patients with a history of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke who received a left…
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Genetic risk score may reshape primary prevention

September 11, 2018
MUNICH — The time has come for the genetic risk score, which is simple to calculate and inexpensive to acquire, to play a larger role in…
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PCI may reduce risk for death, MI in silent ischemia

September 10, 2018
MUNICH — Patients with silent ischemia who underwent PCI had a lower rate of death or MI compared with those who received medical therapy…