Cardiology

Guidelines on management of fast heartbeat published today

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on supraventricular tachycardia are published online today in European Heart Journal. The document highlights how catheter ablation is revolutionising care for this group ...

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 ...

Cardiology

First test to predict acute mountain sickness

The first test to identify acute mountain sickness has been developed by a team of researchers in Italy and France and is presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013. The test could revolutionise trekking and climbing by predicting ...

Health

CVD expert calls for mandatory screening of 18 year-old Mexicans

A cardiovascular disease (CVD) expert is calling for mandatory screening of 18 year-old Mexicans to halt the CVD epidemic plaguing the nation. Cardiovascular risk factors will be a key theme at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology, ...

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