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Hot Line V - Coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation

ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona - press conference

Date & Time:  Tuesday 02 September, 08:00-09:00
Refers to session: Hot Line V - Coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation

Prof. Keith Fox (UK)
Prof. Freek Verheught (Netherlands)
Prof. Jur Ten Berg (Netherlands)
Prof. Paulus Kirchhof (UK)


Perioperative statin treatment in cardiac surgery for the prevention of atrial fibrillation and perioperative myocardial damage: the Statin Therapy In Cardiac Surgery (STICS) Trial

Prof. Barbara Casadei, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK)
Press release  |  Slides 


The X-VERT Trial: A comparison of oral rivaroxaban once daily with dose-adjusted Vitamin K Antagonists in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation undergoing elective cardioversion

Dr Ricardo Cappato, Irccs Policlinico San Donato (Italy)
Press release  |  Slides


Recurrence of arrhythmia following short-term oral AMIOdarone after CATheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study (AMIOCAT trial)

Dr Stine Darkner, Righshospitalet (Denmark)
Press release  |  Slides


Effect of high-intensity statin therapy on atherosclerosis in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Results of the prospective, longitudinal intravascular ultrasound follow-up study (IBIS-4 trial)

Dr Lorenz Räber, Bern Hospital University (Bern, Switzerland)
Press release  |  Slides


IMPI Steroid Study: A Trial of Adjunctive Prednisolone in Tuberculous Pericarditis

Prof. Bongani M. Mayosi, University of Capetown (Capetown, South Africa)
Press release  |  Slides 


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