Cardiology

ESC statement on trans fatty acids

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers trans fatty acids (TFA) unsafe for consumption. The FDA is providing a three-year compliance period to allow industry to gradually phase out their use in processed ...

Cardiology

Potentially pathological ECG patterns prevalent in young

(HealthDay)—More than 20 percent of young non-athletes have electrocardiogram (ECG) patterns that can be considered potentially pathological based on the 2010 European Society of Cardiology position paper, according to ...

Cardiology

Cardiologists urged to reduce inappropriate radiation exposure

Cardiologists are being urged to reduce patient radiation exposure in a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) position paper which outlines doses and risks of common cardiology examinations for the first time. The paper is ...

Cardiology

Management of atrial fibrillation still suboptimal in Europe

Results for a pilot registry on the management and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) in Europe were presented yesterday by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). AF is the commonest cardiac rhythm disorder and each ...

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