Tag: EACTS

EXCEL may damage relations between interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons

The debate over the results of EXCEL shows no sign of abating, and there seems to be a division between cardiac surgeons and interventional...

STS says independent analysis of EXCEL is best opportunity to “get...

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has issued a statement on the controversy surrounding EXCEL, commenting that “that the final interpretation regarding the outcomes...

EXCEL: EACTS reaches out to trial investigators to “resolve concerns”, as...

The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) has issued a statement reaching out to EXCEL investigators to “offer assistance” in resolving concerns raised about...

EXCEL: EACTS explains its decision-making on left-main guidelines, and AATS calls...

The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) has published a detailed account of the process that led to its “unprecedented” decision to reverse its...

EACTS and STS announce strategic partnership

The Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) have announced that they will participate in a strategic collaboration. A...

EXCEL leadership refute BBC Newsnight claims in 3,500-word document

Gregg Stone (The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA), on behalf of the...

BBC Newsnight investigation of EXCEL prompts EACTS to reject 2018 European...

  The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) has withdrawn its support of the left main recommendations of the society’s joint guidelines with the European Society...

VEST external stent demonstrates low event and disease rates in two...

Clinical data presented at the 2019 European Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) annual meeting (3-5 October, Lisbon, Portugal), from two prospective trials of the VEST external...

ESC and EACTS launch first collaborative atrial fibrillation guidelines

The first European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation developed in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) have been...