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The trial of the trials: AUGUSTUS vs. ENTRUST-AF PCI, from trial design to clinical implications

ACVC Webinar

28/09/2020 18:00 28/09/2020 19:00 Europe/Paris The trial of the trials: AUGUSTUS vs. ENTRUST-AF PCI, from trial design to clinical implications

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Association for Acute CardioVascular Care contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)
Association for Acute CardioVascular Care
Atrial Fibrillation
Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Acute Cardiac Care
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Online
event

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Overview

Direct oral anticoagulants are increasingly used on patients with atrial fibrillation for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism. A significant proportion of patients with atrial fibrillation have or will develop concomitant ischaemic heart disease. The choice of the most appropriate antithrombotic treatment strategy in this setting can be challenging due to the concurrent risk of ischaemic and haemorrhagic complications.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the mechanism of action and treatment indications of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with concomitant atrial fibrillation and ischaemic heart disease;
  • Understand the implications of study design on interpretation of RCT in this field; and
  • Apply the acquired knowledge in clinical practice.

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Faculty

Speakers

leonardi-sergio-2018.jpgDr. Sergio Leonardi, FESC
University of Pavia
Pavia, Italy

vranckx_pascal-2015.jpgProf. Pascal Vranckx, FESC
Cardiac Critical Care Services
Hartcentrum Hasselt
Hasselt, Belgium

Host

huber-kurt-2013.jpgProf. Kurt Huber, FESC
ACVC President-Elect
Wilhelminen Hospital
Vienna, Austria

 

Session Information

This webinar was designed for cardiologists and cardiologists in training who specialise in internal medicine or neurology, and those wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.

During the webinar, participants were encouraged to send questions by chat and to interact with our key opinion leaders, who provided live feedback.

Technical Settings

The webinar was available on PC and tablet. The use of a smartphone was not recommended.

To answer MCQs during the live event,  pop-up windows were required on devices.

A high-speed internet connection was required (minimum 2 Mbps).