European Society of Cardiology Congress

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Meeting News

CRYO4PERSISTENT AF: Cryoballoon ablation improved outcomes at 1 year

August 31, 2018
MUNICH — Treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation with a single pulmonary vein isolation-only ablation procedure using a second-generation…
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FREED: Febuxostat shows renoprotective effect; cardioprotection unclear

August 31, 2018
MUNICH — A study evaluating the occurrence of CV, cerebrovascular and renal events in elderly patients with hyperuricemia showed that lowering…
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Strategy of very early invasive angiography does not improve long-term outcomes

August 30, 2018
MUNICH — Very early invasive coronary angiography and possible revascularization within 12 hours of diagnosis did not improve long-term…
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Pre-pregnancy counseling ‘crucial’ for women with CVD

August 30, 2018
MUNICH — Fewer women with CVD die or develop HF during pregnancy compared with 10 years ago. However, maternal mortality in women with CVD is…
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New from CANTOS: Outcomes improve when canakinumab affects IL-6 pathway

August 29, 2018
MUNICH — Modulation of the interleukin-6 signaling pathway with canakinumab treatment was associated with reduced CV events, regardless of…
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Very high HDL raises risk for MI, death

August 29, 2018
MUNICH — In a new study, patients with HDL levels greater than 60 mg/dL had a nearly 50% increased risk for all-cause mortality, CV mortality…
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FRANCE-TAVI: AF, renal failure, sex strong predictors of post-TAVR mortality

August 29, 2018
MUNICH — Patient characteristics, including atrial fibrillation, renal failure and sex, not antithrombotic therapy, had the greatest impact on…
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DIGITAL-AF: Screening via smartphone broadens reach to large populations

August 29, 2018
MUNICH — A smartphone app designed to screen for atrial fibrillation using noninvasive plethysmography was shown to be safe and effective in…
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Remote patient management improves HF outcomes: TIM-HF2

August 28, 2018
MUNICH — A structured remote patient management intervention for patients with HF reduced percentage of days lost from unplanned CV hospital…
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High-STEACS: Troponin assay fails to reduce subsequent MI, CV death

August 28, 2018
MUNICH — The use of a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I assay with a 99th centile diagnostic threshold failed to reduce subsequent MI or CV…