News tagged with cardiovascular interventions

Radial access should be first choice for PCI, ESC says

The radial approach for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) was developed 20 years ago and is used for more than 50% of procedures in France, Scandinavian countries, the UK, Spain and Italy. Despite the advantages of ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Calling an ambulance improves heart attack survival

The Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2012 is the first annual meeting of the newly launched Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). It takes place from 20 to 22 October in Istanbul, ...

Oct 20, 2012
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Coronary angioplasty improves cardiac arrest survival

Coronary angioplasty improves survival in all patients with out of hospital cardiac arrest, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2012. The study was presented by Dr Annamaria Nicolino from the ...

Oct 20, 2012
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Lower drug costs 20 years after bariatric surgery

(Medical Xpress)—A new analysis of the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study shows that despite considerably greater and sustained weight loss than conventionally treated controls, patients treated with bariatric surgery continued ...

Sep 19, 2012
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Global platelet reactivity and high risk ACS patients

Global platelet reactivity is more effective than responsiveness to clopidogrel in identifying acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients at high risk of ischemic events, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012.

Aug 28, 2012
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