Meeting Coverage


European Society of Cardiology Congress

No Aspirin After PCI? Extended P2Y12 Monotherapy? Trials Weigh In

Two trials read out, but generalizability is the question

ESC over a photo of Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre.

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Cancer Therapy's Lower-Limb Blood Clots Better Treated With Long Anticoagulation

A year of DOAC therapy did not result in significantly more bleeds in ONCO DVT trial

August 29, 2023
Novel Amyloid Drug Improves Mid-Term Outcomes in ATTR Cardiomyopathy

Pivotal trial "suggests the tantalizing possibility of genuine clinical improvement"

August 29, 2023
Compound in Beetroot Juice Fends Off Contrast-Induced AKI

"Provocative" results for inorganic nitrate pill shown in NITRATE-CIN trial

August 29, 2023
Less Atrial Pacing Doesn't Cut Afib in Sinus Node Dysfunction

Trial debunks strategy for higher-risk group

August 28, 2023
Immune Suppressant Stumbles for Acute Myocarditis in Early Data

Phase II trial might not end the story for anti-inflammatory approach, though

August 28, 2023
STEMI Complete Revascularization: No Point in Waiting

MULTISTARS AMI trial helps answer the timing question in multivessel disease treatment

August 28, 2023
Rush to DOACs Spells Trouble for Frail Warfarin Users

Lower bleeding risk of new blood thinners did not extend to this older subgroup

August 28, 2023
Ambulance Routing Might Not Matter After Cardiac Arrest

Trial in best-case scenario setting shows sending patients to specialty centers doesn't help

August 28, 2023
Pulsed Field Ablation Measures Up in Head-to-Head Trial

Novel catheters on par with thermal ablation, but do they meet the early high hopes?

August 28, 2023
Afib Ablation Exceeds Expectations in Sickest Heart Failure Patients

Death and surgeries delayed in end-stage heart failure

August 28, 2023
CRT-D Upgrade Suits Patients With Pacing-Related Heart Failure

BUDAPEST-CRT Upgrade is the first major trial on upgrade strategy

August 27, 2023
Trial: ECMO Doesn't Save Lives in Cardiogenic Shock

ECLS-SHOCK trial challenges current practice, guidelines

August 27, 2023
Complete PCI Better for Older MI Patients Too

Trial affirms advantage over culprit-lesion-only stenting in those ages 75 and up

August 26, 2023
Iron Infusions Narrowly Miss the Mark for Clinical Benefit in Heart Failure

Hard endpoints do not favor IV ferric carboxymaltose in well-powered HEART-FID

August 26, 2023