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Hot Line III - Heart Failure: devices and interventions

ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona - press conference

Date & Time:  Monday 01 September, 08:00-09:00
Refers to session: Hot Line III - Heart Failure: devices and interventions

 Prof. Gerdes

Prof. Dickstein

Prof. Panos Vardas (Greece)
Prof. Hisao Ogawa (Japan)
Prof. Christian Gerdes (Denmark)
Prof. Kenneth Dickstein (Norway)



Randomized comparison of a novel, ultrathin strut biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent with a durable polymer everolimus-eluting stent for percutaneous coronary revascularization (BIOSCIENCE trial)

Dr Thomas Pilgrim, Bern University Hospital (Bern, Germany)
Press release  |  Slides 



Autonomic regulation therapy for the improvement of left ventricular function and heart failure symptoms: The ANTHEM-HF Study

Dr Inder Anand, Va Medical Center, University Of Minesota (USA)
Press release  |  Slides 


Biventricular pacing for atrIo-ventricular BlOck to Prevent cArdiaC dEsynchronization (BIOPACE trial)

Prof. Jean-Jacques Blanc, CHU de Brest (Brest, France)
Press release  |  Slides



Comparison of right ventricular septal pacing and right ventricular pacing in patinets receiving a CRT-D

Prof. Christophe Leclercq, C.H.U. Pontchaillou (Rennes, France)
Press release  |  Slides



Optimal method and outcomes of catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation: Results of the Prospective, Randomized STAR AF 2 Trial

Dr Atul Verma, Southlake Regional Health Center University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Press release  |  Slides 



EuroEco (European Health Economic Trial on Home Monitoring in ICD Patients): a provider perspective on follow-up costs and net financial impact of remote monitoring in six European countries

Prof. Hein Heidbuchel, University Hospital Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)
Press release  |  Slides



Abstracts linked to ESC press conferences are not available until embargo lifts. The embargo lifts at the beginning of the press conference or the scientific session, whichever comes first. All other abstracts will be online on 22 August, 2014 in the Scientific Programme Planner except for Hot Lines, Clinical Trial Update and Registries Hot Lines abstracts.
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