Highlights from Day 2 of the ESC 2021 congress – APAF-CRT

By Ahmed El-Medany Presented by Professor Michele Brignole, San Luca Hospital, Milan, APAF-CRT was a two-phase trial in individuals with severely symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF)…

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Highlights from Day 2 of the ESC 2021 congress – ENVISAGE-TAVI AF

The ENVISAGE-TAVI AF trial demonstrated that Edoxaban’s non-inferiority to warfarin with regards to myocardial infarction (MI), ischaemic stroke, systemic thromboembolism, and valve thrombosis, in participants…

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Highlights from Day 2 of the ESC 2021 congress – MASTER DAPT

Presented by Dr. Marco Valgimigli, the MASTER DAPT trial assessed whether 1 month of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), with a…

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Impaired retinal microvascular function predicts long-term adverse events in patients with cardiovascular disease

By Theuerle JD, Al-Fiadh AH et al Endothelial dysfunction is a precursor to the development of symptomatic atherosclerosis. Retinal microvascular reactivity to flicker light stimulation…

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Low-temperature electrocautery reduces adverse effects from secondary cardiac implantable electronic device procedures: Insights from the WRAP-IT trial

By S Mittal et alTaken directly from Heart Rhythm Cardiac device procedures require tissue dissection to free existing device lead(s). The purpose of this study…

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Left atrial appendage occlusion in the UK: prospective registry and data linkage to Hospital Episode Statistics

By I Willits et al This single-arm study has reported the results of the real-world safety and efficacy of LAAO from a multicentre, prospective, observational…

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Multimodality imaging of myocardial viability: An expert consensus document from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)

By Saadia Aslam This expert consensus document reviews current insight into the underlying pathophysiology and available methods for assessing viability. In particular the document reviews…

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