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Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
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Stockholm, 29 August 2010 – The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) acknowledges that significant information pertaining to the results of the STAR Heart Study1, presented today at ESC Congress 2010 as novel had already been published prior to ESC Congress.
This clearly breaks ESC rules for Hot Line Sessions, which state that information must be first presented at ESC Congress in order to qualify for presentation in a Hot Line session.
The ESC Congress Programme Committee were not informed of this publication prior to ESC Congress. The ESC has further been assured by the author, that he was unaware of the rapidity of the publication process in the European Heart Failure Journal.
The European Society of Cardiology considers this a significant study and has decided to maintain the session in the scientific programme, on the premises that it has not previously been presented at a cardiology conference.
Nevertheless, taking into consideration the gravity of the situation the ESC will not accept abstracts from this investigator for a period of two years.
Professor Roberto Ferrari, ESC President
Professor Fausto Pinto, ESC Congress Programme Committee Chair
Professor Michel Komajda, ESC President-Elect
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