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Saturday 27 August 12:30 to 13:30 - The cardiovascular risks of modern life

Chairpersons: J Perk (Oskarshamn, SE) - M F Piepoli (Piacenza, IT)

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390 27 Aug. 2016 at 12:30 Leisure time physical activity reduces the risk of cardiovascular death and an acute CVD event also among older Riitta Liisa Antikainen  

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P2729 27 Aug. 2016 at 12:30 Healthy School, Happy School: randomized clinical trial designed to stop obesity in children Daniela Schneid Schuh  

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276 27 Aug. 2016 at 12:30 Low socioeconomic status is associated with recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease event in a population with stable coronary heart disease Joel Ohm  

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P4117 27 Aug. 2016 at 12:30 Personal activity index (PAI) for promotion of physical activity and prevention of CVD Javaid Nauman  

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Saturday 27 August 15:00-16:00 - Stroke and Arrhythmias - Life or Death

Chairpersons: G Hindricks (Leipzig, DE) - F Schiele (Besancon, FR)

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4204 27 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Feasibility and safety of direct catheter-based thrombectomy in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Prospective registry PRAGUE-16 Petr Widimsky  
 

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4237 27 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Detecting atrial fibrillation via existing smartphones without any add-ons Tero Koivisto     

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 P4099 27 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Alcohol abuse is associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke in low risk patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation Faris Al-Khalili  
 

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1875 27 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Stroke and all cause mortality with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulation versus warfarin in atrial fibrillation: a nationwide study Laila Staerk  
 

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Sunday 28 August 08:00-09:00 - Hot Line - Heart Failure and Innovative Approaches

Chairpersons: M Jessup (Philadelphia, US) - F Ruschitzka (Zurich, CH)

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1220 28 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 DANISH - A Danish randomized, controlled, multicenter study to assess the efficacy of Implantable cardioverter defibrillator in patients with non-ischemic systolic heart failure on mortality Lars Kober  
 

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1223  28 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 REM-HF - Remote monitoring: an evaluation of implantable devices for management of heart failure patients Martin Cowie
 
 

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1226 28 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 MORE-CARE - Effects of remote monitoring on outcomes and use of healthcare resources in heart failure patients with biventricular defibrillators Giuseppe Boriani  
 

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1229  28 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 CHART-1 - Phase 3 congestive heart failure cardiopoietic regenerative therapy Jozef Bartunek    

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1232 28 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 Safety and efficacy of intravenous infusion of ischemia tolerant allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy Javed Butler  
 

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Sunday 28 August 09:00-10:00 - Hot Line - Preventive Strategies I

Chairpersons: J Belardi (Buenos Aires, AR) - S Gielen (Detmold, DE)

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2218 28 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 Optimal dual antiplatelet treatment (DAPT) duration following drug eluting stent with bioabsorbable polymer and abluminal coating, NIPPON study Masato  Nakamura  
 

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2221 28 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 ANTARCTIC - Platelet function monitoring in elderly patients stented for an acute coronary syndrome Gilles Montalescot  
 

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2224 28 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 SAVE - The sleep apnea cardiovascular endpoints study results Doug McEvoy
 

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2227 28 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 NACIAM Trial - The early use of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) with Glyceryl Trinitrate (GTN) in ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention Sivabaskari Pasupathy  
 

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Sunday 28 August 13:00 to 14:00 - Heart Failure - Challenges and Solutions

Chairpersons: K Swedberg (Goteborg, SE) - M Komajda (Paris, FR)

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2102 28 Aug. 2016 at 13:00 Protective effect of nebivolol on anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity, assessed by tissue doppler velocities and by speckle tracking echocardiography Mirela Cleopatra Tomescu   
 

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P2670  28 Aug. 2016 at 13:00

Increasing readmissions to hospital worsen mortality and decrease survival in Heart Failure patients - 15 year study from the United Kingdom from 2000-2014

Rahul Potluri   
 

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P5425 28 Aug. 2016 at 13:00 Heart failure in the elderly and predictions for the future: The AGES-Reykjavik Study Ragnar Danielsen    

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P1656 28 Aug. 2016 at 13:00 High risk of morbidity and mortality in patients with heart failure and under treatment with evidence based therapies in the UK Jhund Pardeep  
 

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Sunday 28 August 15:00 to 16:00 - Preventing Sudden Death- Diet or Device

Chairpersons: J Brugada Terradellas (Barcelona, ES) - K Huber (Vienna, AT)

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3824 28 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Risk of motor vehicle accidents in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator - A Danish nationwide study Jenny Bjerre  
 

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P6111 28 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Major disparities in public access defibrillation programs implementation: a french nationwide study Nicole Karam  
 

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P2749 28 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Higher adherence to Mediterranean diet is associated with lower risk of overall mortality in subjects with cardiovascular disease: prospective results from the MOLI-SANI study Giovanni De Gaetano  
 

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5977 28 Aug. 2016 at 15:00 Circumstances of sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Data from a large pathology registry Gherardo Finocchiaro  
 

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Monday 29 August 08:00 to 09:00 - Hot Line - Prevention and Lipids

Chairpersons: DE Grobbee (Utrecht, NL) - J Perk (Oskarshamn, SE)

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3157 29 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 HIJ-PROPER - LDL cholesterol targeting with pitavastatin + ezetimibe for patients with acute coronary syndrome and dyslipidemia Nobuhisa Hagiwara   
 

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3160 29 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 OPTICARE - Benefits of the OPTImal CArdiac REhabilitation trial: a randomized, controlled superiority trial of an expanded educational and behavioral intervention Ron T Van Domburg   
 

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3163 29 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 A naturally randomized trial comparing the effect of long-term exposure to lower LDL-C, lower SBP, or both on the risk of cardiovascular disease Brian A Ference  
 

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3166 29 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 ESCAPE - Effect of alirocumab on the frequency of lipoprotein apheresis: a randomised Phase III trial Patrick Moriarty  
 

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3169 29 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 Apheresis as a novel treatment for refractory angina with raised lipoprotein(a): a randomised controlled trial Tina Zubaida Khan    

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Monday 29 August 09:00 to 10:00 - Hot Line - Coronary Artery Disease and Imaging

Chairpersons: M Haude (Neuss, DE) - F J Pinto (Lisbon, PT)

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4148 29 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 CONSERVE - Direct catheterization versus selective catheterization guided by Coronary Computed Tomography in patients with stable suspected Coronary Artery Disease Hyuk-Jae Chang    

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4151 29 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 DOCTORS - Does Optical Coherence Tomography Optimise Results of Stenting? Nicolas Meneveau  
 

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4154 29 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 CE-MARC 2  - A  randomized trial of 3 diagnostic strategies in patients with suspected coronary heart disease John Greenwood  
 

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4157 29 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 PACIFIC trial - Head-to-head comparison of coronary CT angiography, myocardial perfusion SPECT, PET, and hybrid imaging for diagnosis of ischemic heart disease Ibrahim Danad    

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4160 29 Aug. 2016 at 09:00 AMERICA - Systematic detection and management of multivascular involvement of atherothrombosis in coronary patients in comparison with treatment of coronary disease only Jean-Philippe  Collet  
 

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Monday 29 August 11:00 to 12:00 - European Heart for Children Press Conference (Only in Italian)

Importance of team work, interactions between specialties, and institutions in managing CVD: focus on Prevention and Congenital Heart Disease

Presenters: R.Ferrari / F. Romeo / F. Cognetti

Tuesday 30 August 08:00 to 09:00 - Hot Line - Coronary Artery Disease and Stenting

Chairpersons: S D Kristensen (Aarhus N, DK) - A Baumbach (Bristol, GB)

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5022 30 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 NorStent - Comparison of long term effects of new generation DES vs contemporary BMS on mortality, morbidity, revascularization, and quality of life Kaare Harald Bonaa    

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5025 30 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 BASKET-SAVAGE - Drug-eluting vs. bare metal stents in saphenous vein grafts
 
Raban Jeger  
 

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5028 30 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 PRAGUE -18 - Randomized comparison of ticagrelor versus prasugrel in ST elevation myocardial infarction Petr Widimsky   
 

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5031 30 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 Can patients with acute coronary syndromes caused by plaque erosion be treated with anti-thrombotic therapy without stenting? Ik-Kyung Jang     

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5034 30 Aug. 2016 at 08:00 BBK II trial - Culotte versus T-stenting for treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions Miroslaw Ferenc    

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Tuesday 30 AUgust 09:00 to 10:00 - Hot Line - Preventive Strategies II

 Chairpersons: M A Creager (Lebanon, US) - J Perk (Oskarshamn, SE)

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5715 30 Aug. 2016 at 09:00  

ENSURE-AF study: Edoxaban for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation

Andreas Goette  
 

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5718 30 Aug. 2016 at 09:00  

ANNEXA-4 - Andexanet alfa for reversal of Factor Xa inhibitors in patients with acute major bleeding

Stuart J Connolly  
 

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5721 30 Aug. 2016 at 09:00  

REVERSE II - Multi-national validation of the men continue and HERDOO2 rule to identify low risk unprovoked venous thromboembolism patients who can discontinue anticoagulants

Marc Rodger  
 
 

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5727 30 Aug. 2016 at 09:00  

YEARS - Safety and efficiency of a simplified diagnostic management algorithm for 3500 patients with clinically suspected acute pulmonary embolism

Tom Van der Hulle    

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New 2016 ESC Guidelines press releases

Guidelines released on Saturday 27 August 8:30 CEST

Notes to editor

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About the European Society of Cardiology

The European Society of Cardiology brings together health care professionals from more than 120 countries, working to advance cardiovascular medicine and help people lead longer, healthier lives.

About ESC Congress 2016

ESC Congress is the world’s largest gathering of cardiovascular professionals contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. ESC Congress 2016 takes place 27 to 31 August at the Fiera di Roma in Rome, Italy. The scientific programme is here. More information is available from the ESC Press Office at press@escardio.org