Tag: ESC 2020

ESC 2020 Congress: IMPACT-AFib finds no statistical difference in anticoagulant usage

A study investigating an educational intervention aimed at increasing the use of oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention among atrial fibrillation (AF) patients, found that...

ESC 2020 Congress: Digoxin found to be favourable in rate control...

Digoxin should be considered as a first-line approach for rate control in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF). This was the conclusion of the...

ESC 2020 Congress: AF associated with long-term mortality in primary PCI...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with long-term mortality in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), irrespective of left ventricular (LV) function, a study...
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ESC 2020 Congress: Daiichi Sankyo announces results from ETNA-AF studies

Daiichi Sankyo Europe has announced one-year results of four sub-analyses from the European and global ETNA-AF (Edoxaban Treatment in routiNe clinical prActice in patients...

ESC Congress 2020: EAST-AFNET 4 finds early rhythm control improves AF...

Patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation benefit from early rhythm control therapy, according to results of the EAST-AFNET 4 trial presented in a Hot...

ESC 2020 Congress: STOP AF First finds cryoballoon ablation safer than...

Cryoballoon catheter ablation as a first line treatment for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) was found to be safer and more effective than anti arrhythmic...

ESC Congress 2020: Guidelines push individualised approach to AF

Patients with arrhythmia should choose the treatment plan with their health professionals, according to European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines published online today in...

ESC Congress 2020: Smoking cessation linked to reduced stroke risk in...

Research presented at the ESC Congress 2020 (Virtual, 29 August–1 September) suggests that, among atrial fibrillation (AF) patients, those who quit smoking were 30%...

Digital platform takes 2020 ESC Congress to a wider audience

Ahead of the 2020 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, taking place from 29 August–1 September, the event’s scientific chair Marco Roffi (University Hospitals...

COVID-19: ESC Congress 2020 to become a completely virtual event

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is for the first time in its 70-year history, to hold its annual meeting (ESC Congress) 100% online....