Search Tag: ESC Congress 2016

Health Management

2016 01 Sep

With the ESC Congress 2016 Annual Meeting in Rome beginning this month, specialists will have the opportunity to learn and experience first-hand the latest innovations, as well as debate the latest developments in cardiology.  Among the discussions, I expect one hot topic for the interventional community will be the growing importance of managing radiation... Read more

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Pope Francis at ESC Congress 2016

2016 31 Aug

His Holiness Pope Francis honoured the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) with an historic visit to ESC Congress 2016, the world’s largest scientific summit on cardiovascular medicine.His Holiness advised the cardiologists: “You look after the heart. How much symbolism is enshrined in this word! How many hopes are contained in this human organ! In... Read more

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Philips showcases full suite of cardiology solutions for cardiovascular disease at ESC Congress 2016

2016 31 Aug

 Integrated cardiology software, solutions and services optimize the path to treatment through early interventions to enhance patient outcomes and help lower costsMinimally invasive treatments supported by live intelligent image guided therapy help patients recover quicker and go home earlierNext generation point of care testing and cardiology informatics... Read more

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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Can Outcomes Improve?

2016 30 Aug

Patients who experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) rarely survive. Only five percent survive, and even fewer (1-3%) survive with no or minimal neurological sequelae. Experts were on hand at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Rome this week to sum up current best practice. Alain Combes, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, University... Read more

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Team Care Has Good Evidence

2016 30 Aug

The focus of the European Society of Cardiology Congress (ESC) is “The Heart Team”. It highlights the importance of teamwork and interactions between all professionals and specialties involved in managing patients with cardiovascular disease.Experts speaking at the congress in Rome this week backed up this theme. Systematic guideline-based nurse case... Read more

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eHealth for Cardiology - Benefits Need to Be Demonstrated

2016 29 Aug

Despite widespread ecardiology applications, research is showing smaller effects as assessment becomes more robust. It is becoming difficult to demonstrate added value other than patient preference and convenience, according to experts speaking at the European Congress of Cardiology in Rome this week. When cardiac patients are not attending rehabilitation... Read more

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Moderate Physical Activity Reduces Cardiovascular Deaths by 50%

2016 27 Aug

According to new research presented at the ESC, moderate physical activity is associated with a greater than 50 percent reduction in cardiovascular death in over-65s. The 12-year study was conducted with 2500 adults between the ages of 65 to 74 years and found that moderate physical activity reduced the risk of an acute cardiovascular event by more... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Presents Imaging for Complex, Minimally Invasive Procedures at ESC 2016

2016 27 Aug

Integrated imaging portfolio for the entire cardiology treatment processAcuson SC2000 Prime ultrasound system enables real-time 3D heart imaging for reliable diagnosis of mitral insufficiencySensitive patient groups benefit from unique dual-source CT scanners for cardiac CT imagingHeart MRI supports the treatment decision by revealing hypoperfusion... Read more

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ESC Congress 2016 Programme

2016 12 Feb

The pre-arranged scientific programme for ESC Congress 2016 is now online. The world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event will convene in Rome, Italy, for the first time. The five day congress will be held 27 to 31 August at the Fiera di Roma and is expected to attract more than 30,000 cardiovascular professionals and journalists from... Read more


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