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ESC Congress 2011 - Paris - press releases

Please find here below all the press releases from ESC Congress 2011 in Paris, France, 27-31 August.

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 Press releases - ESC Congress 2011

31 Aug 2011ESC Congress 2011 Highlights
30 Aug 2011Assessing the most appropriate duration of dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary stenting: the PRODIGY study
30 Aug 2011Safety and tolerability of the oral Xa inhibitor darexaban for secondary prevention after acute coronary syndromes: the RUBY-1 trial
30 Aug 2011Lower rate of stent thrombosis found with second-generation drug-eluting stent than with bare metal stent: results of the EXAMINATION trial
30 Aug 2011An "important" reduction in risk of stent thrombosis with everolimus-eluting stent: results from the Bern-Rotterdam cohort study
30 Aug 2011Intra-aortic balloon pumps do not reduce infarct size in patients with STEMI without cardiac shock: the CRISP AMI trial
30 Aug 2011Hemodynamic results after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI): Up to 3 years follow-up of 338 patients after CoreValve implantation
30 Aug 2011Optimal reperfusion in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
30 Aug 2011Transcatheter aortic valve implantation with the Edwards valve prosthesis in patients with low (<20%) logistic Euroscore: results of a prospective single center registry
30 Aug 2011Considerably lower risk of stent thrombosis and restenosis in "new generation" drug-eluting stents
30 Aug 2011Cardiac Disease: Coronary or not?
30 Aug 2011Lower Achieved Platelet Reactivity Associated with Better Cardiovascular Outcomes in GRAVITAS Trial
30 Aug 2011FAST Registry: Do medications which reduce angina influence long-term mortality after a heart attack?
30 Aug 2011What do patients receiving optimal medical therapy after a heart attack die from?
30 Aug 2011New Study Shows Patients with Coronary Artery Disease More Likely to Have Complications from Orthopedic Surgery
30 Aug 2011Evidence in the field of CVD in pregnancy is sparse, but the condition remains a concern
30 Aug 2011ESC pilot registry in heart failure reflects improvement in chronic disease but continuing poor outcomes in acute conditions
30 Aug 2011The first European registry to evaluate the real-life epidemiology of atrial fibrillation ablation
29 Aug 2011Potential benefits of remote follow-up of ICD patients: the EVATEL trial
29 Aug 2011ECOST trial demonstrates for the first time that daily remote monitoring reduces inappropriate shocks and improves battery longevity for ICD patients
29 Aug 2011Emphasis-HF: The effect of eplerenone versus placebo on cardiovascular mortality or heart failure hospitalization in subjects with NYHA class II chronic systolic heart failure: An analysis of the “high-risk groups
29 Aug 2011Clinical outcomes in PCI patients given sirolimus-eluting and everolimus-eluting stents: the RESET trial
29 Aug 2011CABG still preferred over PCI in patients with triple vessel disease: observations from the CREDO-Kyoto PCI/CABG registry Cohort-2
29 Aug 2011Cycling fast: vigorous daily exercise recommended for a longer life
29 Aug 2011Children First: how a cardiovascular prevention programme in a Brazilian school reduced parents' cardiovascular risk by 91%
29 Aug 2011Discontinuation of smokeless tobacco (snus) after myocardial infarction linked to improved survival
29 Aug 2011Eating chocolate regularly could cut cardiovascular risk by one third
29 Aug 2011Time trends in STEMI - improved treatment and outcome but gender gap persists
29 Aug 2011Gender differences in clinical presentation and outcome of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for severe aortic stenosis
29 Aug 2011Cigarette smoking causes more arterial damage in women than in men
29 Aug 2011European women live longer than men, but not better
29 Aug 2011Leisure-time physical activity increases the risk of atrial fibrillation in men
29 Aug 2011Don’t be afraid: very old patients treated with Vitamin K antagonists, if adequately managed, benefit from anticoagulation
29 Aug 2011Elite cross-country skiing linked to increased risk of subsequent arrhythmias
29 Aug 2011STOP-VT: A Multi-Center Trial to Evaluate Catheter RF Ablation with Magnetic Navigation for Ischemic Ventricular Tachycardia
28 Aug 2011Huge worldwide gaps in the use of simple, cheap and proven drugs for secondary CVD prevention, according to 17-country PURE study
28 Aug 2011The correlation of triglyceride and glucose tolerance with cardiovascular outcomes in patients with stable coronary artery disease: The Homburg Cream and Sugar study (HCS)
28 Aug 2011Effects of dalcetrapib on vascular function: results of phase IIb dal-VESSEL study
28 Aug 2011Apixaban superior to Warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation for preventing stroke, reducing bleeding, and saving lives: Primary results of the ARISTOTLE trial
28 Aug 2011Colchicine proves 'safe and effective' in the prevention of recurrent pericarditis: the CORP trial
28 Aug 2011MitraClip Therapy Demonstrates Benefits For Heart Failure Patients Who Do Not Respond to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
28 Aug 2011Impact of clinical and echocardiographic response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) on long-term survival
28 Aug 2011"Smelling" the heart failure, evaluation of an electronic nose
28 Aug 2011Worse postoperative outcomes for critically ill patients bridged to urgent heart transplantation with VADs than with conventional therapy
28 Aug 2011Anger predicts long-term mortality in patients with myocardial infarction
28 Aug 2011Beating Heart Problems: how a combined group therapy helps depressed cardiac patients
28 Aug 2011Laughter has a positive impact on vascular function
28 Aug 2011Love your job? Job strain and making overtime
28 Aug 2011Hair cell-derived patient-specific heart cells for disease modeling and drug screening
28 Aug 2011Inhibition of microRNAs can stimulate the growth of new blood vessels
28 Aug 2011Fat around the heart boosts heart attack risk
28 Aug 2011Smoking cessation programme in high CVD risk patients shows promising results
26 Aug 2011Atherosclerosis is not limited to the heart
26 Aug 2011Recommendations on new antiplatelet drugs and new diagnostic assays in updated ESC guidelines on management of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes
26 Aug 2011ESC launches upgraded risk measurement tool for heart attacks and strokes
26 Aug 2011First Joint ESC/EAS Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemias
26 Aug 2011The number of patients with cardiac problems during pregnancy is increasing
26 Aug 2011Professional exposure of physicians to radiation prompt cellular changes that may protect the body from harm
26 Aug 2011Undernutrition in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood increases risk of heart disease in later life
25 Aug 2011HeartScore : logiciel qui permet de calculer le risque de maladies cardiovasculaires maintenant en version française

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