Sophia Antipolis, 27 July 2016: The highly anticipated ESC Congress 2016 hot lines are set to reveal the latest discoveries in the fields of heart failure, cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, and coronary artery disease in six packed sessions.
Six Hot Lines sessions:
Innovative approaches for the treatment of heart failure (HF) will be presented in five trials:
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Preventive strategies will be unveiled in acute coronary syndromes (ACS), sleep apnoea, and hypertension:
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Novel preventive treatments in lipids will be released:
The use of imaging in the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease will be discussed:
Coronary artery disease and stenting is the focus of a dedicated session:
New preventive strategies:
Additional late breaking science will be presented with 25 clinical trial updates, 24 registries and 12 basic and translational hot lines presentations.
Original science will also be showcased in the different abstract sessions - the Advances in Science, Rapid Fire Abstracts, and Moderated Posters, Best Posters and traditional posters. Topics of particular interest to the press will be featured in four press conferences on the cardiovascular (CV) risks of modern life, stroke and arrhythmias, heart failure, and preventing sudden death.
Four Press conferences:
The cardiovascular risks of modern life - Saturday 27 August 12:30-13:30
Stroke and arrhythmia – life or death- Saturday 27 August 15:00-16:00
Heart failure – challenges and solutions - Sunday 28 August 13:00-14:00
Preventing sudden death – diet or device - Sunday 28 August 15:00-16:00
Register now to secure your place at the largest and most influential cardiovascular congress of the year.
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The press conference timetable is available here
* On AlphaGalileo and EurekAlert, Hot Line releases will only be available when the embargo is lifted, online and on-site
* Press conference releases will be available a few days before congress and the embargo is lifted at the start of the press conferences.
* ESC Media and Embargo Policy available here
* ESC Congress 2016 will take place from 27 to 31 August at the Fiera di Roma in Rome, Italy * Information on Late Breaking Science at ESC Congress is available here
* The scientific programme is available here.
About the European Society of CardiologyThe European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 95 000 cardiology professionals across Europe and worldwide. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.
About ESC Congress 2016
ESC Congress is the world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular scientific conference 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.
More information is available from the ESC Press Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
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