Meeting News

Next Gen Innovator wins award for paper on His bundle pacing

June 5, 2019
Cardiology Today Next Gen Innovator Parikshit S. Sharma, MD, MPH, FACC, FHRS, and colleagues won the Joan and Douglas P. Zipes Publication of the…
In the Journals

AHA: Despite improvements in HIV treatment, CVD risk elevated

June 3, 2019
Antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV has made the disease less fatal, but it has increased the rates of CVD in this patient population…
Meeting News

Risk tools for AF inadequate in PCI population

May 28, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Risk tools such as the CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores developed for patients with atrial fibrillation did not perform well in…
Meeting NewsPerspective

ULTIMATE: IVUS guidance may mitigate poor PCI outcomes in chronic kidney disease

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Among patients with chronic kidney disease from the ULTIMATE cohort, assignment to IVUS-guided drug-eluting stent implantation was…
Meeting NewsPerspective

FFR changes treatment plan after angiography in more than 30% of cases

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Among patients with stable CAD or ACS who were given an initial treatment plan after angiography, the plan changed in more than 30%…
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In ICD, CRT-D trials, serious events declined over time

May 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In patients with HF enrolled in the MADIT studies of implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization…
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UNTOUCHED: Subcutaneous ICD effective for primary sudden cardiac death prevention

May 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator was safe and effective in a higher-risk population than had been…
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His-SYNC: His bundle pacing not superior to biventricular pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy

May 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — His bundle pacing as first-line therapy did not improve ECG or echocardiographic parameters compared with biventricular pacing…
Meeting News

Patient knowledge of implantable devices suboptimal

May 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Most patients missed at least one question on basic information about their implantable cardiac device, and almost half missed…
At Issue

At Issue: Publication of CABANA results prompts further debate over AF ablation

April 12, 2019
When the results of the CABANA trial of atrial fibrillation ablation compared with medical therapy were presented at the Heart Rhythm Society Annual…