Tag: ESC 2021

Continuous heart rhythm monitoring “does not prevent strokes in those at...

Continuous heart rhythm monitoring—with anticoagulation if atrial fibrillation (AF) is detected—does not prevent strokes in those at risk. That is the finding of the...

Targeting atrial fibrosis in AF patients with low levels of disease...

Image-guided fibrosis ablation in addition to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) does not improve ablation success rates compared to PVI alone in patients with persistent...

ESC 2021: Drones touted as the future of defibrillator delivery

The world’s first feasibility study has found that drones can be used to deliver defibrillators to people with suspected cardiac arrest in the community....

ESC 2021: New guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute...

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure are published online today in European...

ESC 2021: ACTIVE-AF finds benefits for exercise programme in AF patients

A six-month exercise programme helps maintain normal heart rhythm and reduces the severity of symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), according to late-breaking...