European Society of Cardiology Congress

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Meeting News

Pooled analysis: Apixaban confers best outcomes in nonvalvular AF

September 9, 2018
MUNICH — In a pooled analysis of data from CMS and four commercial payers, apixaban was associated with lower risk for stroke/systemic embolism…
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TAVR safe in low-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis

September 7, 2018
MUNICH — In a prospective trial, no patients with low surgical risk had died or experienced disabling stroke at 30 days after transcatheter…
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Elevated LDL heightens risk after endovascular therapy for PAD

September 7, 2018
MUNICH — Among patients who underwent endovascular therapy for peripheral artery disease, those who had LDL levels of at least 100 mg/dL 3 to 6…
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BP, cholesterol interventions yield ‘legacy’ benefit in ASCOT trial follow-up

September 6, 2018
MUNICH — Sixteen years of follow-up in the ASCOT Legacy trial show that antihypertensive treatment with a calcium channel blocker-based regimen…
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Generalizability of DAPT score to real-world populations uncertain

September 6, 2018
MUNICH — The dual antiplatelet therapy score used to guide decision-making for DAPT duration after PCI poorly discriminated ischemic and…
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AI-powered blood test predicts PAD, need for revascularization in patients with diabetes

September 5, 2018
MUNICH — An artificial intelligence-powered blood test consisting of one clinical variable and six biomarkers predicted with high accuracy the…
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Possible mechanisms of PAD-to-CLI progression identified

September 4, 2018
MUNICH — Histopathological analysis of arteries in patients who underwent lower-limb amputation indicates that thrombotic luminal occlusion…
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Debris captured by embolic protection device varies with valve type

September 4, 2018
MUNICH — New data indicate that the debris captured by a double-filter embolic protection device varied according to valve type in patients…
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ESC guideline on CVD, pregnancy emphasizes monitoring, counseling

September 4, 2018
MUNICH — Counseling, monitoring and management of women with CVD is critical during pregnancy, according to an updated guideline presented at…

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