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ESC 2020

Here are the most important articles of the Virtual ESC 2020.

ESC 2020 | Ticagrelor Might Increase Bleeding and Mortality in the Elderly
Ticagrelor compared against clopidogrel produces more bleeding and also more deaths in patients over 80 recently undergoing acute myocardial infarction. Contrary ...

ESC 2020 | Antihypertensive Therapy Reduces Events Regardless of BP Levels or Risk
Antihypertensive therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular events even in patients with no history of heart disease or with normal baseline blood pressure (BP). ...

ESC 2020 | El Rivaroxaban puede reducir los eventos cardíacos, cerebrales y periféricos

ESC 2020 | Rivaroxaban Might Reduce Cardiac Cerebral and Peripheral Events
Adding rivaroxaban to the standard treatment might reduce events incidence in lower limbs, heart, and brain, in patients with peripheral vascular disease undergoing ...

ESC 2020 | More Evidence on Colchicine for Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease
According to this new study, colchicine offers some benefit to patients with chronic ischemic heart disease. Similar to COLCOT, this is the second large randomized study with results confirming ...

ESC 2020 | Dapagliflozin in Kidney Failure: The Drug Continues to Conquer Other Territories
The DAPA-CKD trial has shown dapagliflozin, a SGLT2 receptor inhibitor, improves function, and reduces cardiovascular events and mortality. The latter is true ...

ESC 2020 | Against the Grain, ASA Monotherapy Appears Superior after TAVR
After TAVR, patients with no anticoagulation indication are favored by monotherapy with aspirin (ASA) vs. dual antiaggregation therapy (DAPT).  This study ...

ESC 2020 | Nuevo inhibidor SGLT2 con impacto en la mortalidad por insuficiencia cardíaca

ESC 2020 | New SGLT2 Inhibitor Impacts Heart Failure Mortality
Empagliflozin is the second drug from the SGLT2 receptor inhibitor family to show a significant benefit in patients with heart failure, even in those without diabetes. ...

ESC 2020 | Guías de Fibrilación Auricular 2020: Novedades sobre diagnóstico, clasificación y tratamiento

ESC 2020 | New Drug Improves Functional Capacity in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
In patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, myosin inhibitor mavacamten plus optimal medical therapy improved hemodynamics, functional capacity, and symptoms. Mavacamten is the first myosin ...

ESC 2020 | Fibrilación auricular y control del ritmo ¿Una cuestión de tiempo?

ESC 2020 | Atrial Fibrillation and Rhythm Control: A Matter of Time?
Early rhythm control therapy in patients recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation reduces the risk of cardiovascular events compared against the usual treatment of frequency control.  ...

ESC 2020 | Guías de Fibrilación Auricular 2020: Novedades sobre diagnóstico, clasificación y tratamiento

ESC 2020 | 2020 Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines: News on Diagnosis, Classification, and Care
New guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) were released at the 2020 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) virtual congress. This document incorporates several ...

ESC 2020 | Against the Grain, ASA Monotherapy Appears Superior after TAVR
After TAVR, patients with no anticoagulation indication are favored by monotherapy with aspirin (ASA) vs. dual antiaggregation therapy (DAPT).  This study ...

ESC 2020 | Guías de Fibrilación Auricular 2020: Novedades sobre diagnóstico, clasificación y tratamiento

ESC 2020 | New Drug Improves Functional Capacity in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
In patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, myosin inhibitor mavacamten plus optimal medical therapy improved hemodynamics, functional capacity, and symptoms. Mavacamten is the first myosin ...

ESC 2020 | New European Guidelines on Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes: What’s New?
The new European guidelines on NON-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) were presented virtually during the European Society of Cardiology 2020 Congress (ESC 2020) and ...

ESC 2020 | Ticagrelor Might Increase Bleeding and Mortality in the Elderly
Ticagrelor compared against clopidogrel produces more bleeding and also more deaths in patients over 80 recently undergoing acute myocardial infarction. Contrary ...

ESC 2020 | Acute Myocardial Infarction and Anemia: Are Transfusions Necessary?
In anemic patients undergoing acute myocardial infarction, a restrictive transfusion strategy is as safe as a more liberal approach, in addition to saving costs. The cutoff value to decide for a ...

ESC 2020 | More Evidence on Colchicine for Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease
According to this new study, colchicine offers some benefit to patients with chronic ischemic heart disease. Similar to COLCOT, this is the second large randomized study with results confirming ...

ESC 2020 | La disfunción ventricular puede inclinar la balanza para decidir la revascularización

ESC 2020 | Revascularization Strategies: Ventricular Dysfunction Might Tilt the Scales
Patients included in the ISCHEMIA trial who had a history of cardiac failure or ventricular function deterioration will benefit from revascularization vs. optimal medical treatment. This is a ...

ESC 2020 | At Long Term, Diabetic Patients Benefit from Surgery
Data of this “real world” study have confirmed that diabetic patients with multivessel disease will benefit from coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).  ...

ESC 2020 | Trimetazidina post angioplastia: sin efectos adversos pero sin grandes beneficios

ESC 2020 | Post PCI Trimetazidine: No Adverse Events or Great Benefits
Trimetazidine in addition to optimal medical therapy in patients undergoing coronary PCI does not change events rate at long term.  The ATPCI study was ...

ESC 2020 | El Rivaroxaban puede reducir los eventos cardíacos, cerebrales y periféricos

ESC 2020 | Rivaroxaban Might Reduce Cardiac Cerebral and Peripheral Events
Adding rivaroxaban to the standard treatment might reduce events incidence in lower limbs, heart, and brain, in patients with peripheral vascular disease undergoing ...

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