Tag: ESC 2016

ESC launches European standards to prevent repeat heart attacks

European standards to prevent repeat heart attacks have been published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The standards were defined by the European...

ESC 2016: Low socioeconomic status associated with higher risk of second...

Low socioeconomic status has been associated with a higher risk of a second heart attack or stroke, according to research presented at the ESC...

ESC launches paper on tackling cardiac toxicity of anticancer therapies

The European Society of Cardiology has launched a novel position paper, under the auspices of its Committee for Practice Guidelines, on tackling the cardiac...

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...
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ESC 2016: Optical coherence tomography significantly improves functional outcomes after PCI

Nicolas Meneveau (Besancon, France) told delegates at the 2016 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress (27–31 August, Rome, Italy) that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...