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ESC 2014: Childhood Obesity and Hypertension

2014 03 Sep

According to a new study from Germany discussed in a Moderated Poster session at the ESC Congress 2014 in Barcelona, obese youngsters as defined by adiposity have nearly a six-fold greater risk of hypertension as compared to those of normal weight.  The new study used body fat distribution to assess the impact of childhood body weight. 22,051... Read more

Meaningful Innovation - Philips' Commitment to Modern Healthcare

2014 02 Sep

Interview with Duncan Porter, Head of Field Marketing Philips During the Affiniti product launch, you mentioned that Philips wants to play a role in the management of cardiology through leverage of Big Data. How can an equipment-driven company make such a bold statement? There is an explosion of chronic diseases, which makes the current healthcare... Read more

ESC 2014: New Myocardial Revascularisation Guidelines

2014 02 Sep

One of the most important treatment principles in cardiology includes myocardial revascularisation by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or surgical placement of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG). However, in order to use these principles effectively, it is important to identify patients who require revascularisation as well as accurately... Read more

ESC 2014: Expert Consensus on Ventricular Arrhythmias

2014 01 Sep

The first expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmias has been published. The novel document compiles current evidence on the diagnosis and management of ventricular arrhythmias and was agreed by international experts from three continents. The “EHRA/HRS/APHRS Expert Consensus on Ventricular Arrhythmias” was published on-line in EP Europace... Read more

ESC 2014: Promising New Heart Failure Drug

2014 01 Sep

An investigational new heart failure drug could be poised to change the face of cardiology based on Hot Line results presented at ESC Congress 2014. Findings from the PARADIGM-HF trial, published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, “are extraordinarily powerful and compelling; they are destined to change the management of... Read more

ESC 2014: Esaote is Launching Mylab™Gamma

2014 26 Aug

Smart, portable ultrasound now available wherever, whenever, delivering affordable productivity, efficiency, value Compact, highly portable, wireless connected, ready for use in seconds Fully customisable using ¬ Touch feature Advanced tools facilitate more accurate diagnosis Ergonomic design for fast workflow and patient throughput Two probe... Read more

ESC 2014: Toshiba Medical Systems Offers Free Workshops

2014 12 Aug

Toshiba Medical Systems invites you to attend the educational events offered at ESC 2014 in the scientific program and on our booth to learn more about how we are bringing innovation to life. A series of FREE educational sessions are offered for cardiologists throughout ESC 2014 to gain in-depth knowledge and skills on the latest imaging technologies.... Read more

ESC 2014

2014 30 Aug

ESC Congress 2014, 30 August - 3 September 2014, Barcelona The spotlight of this year's congress captures innovations in scientific discovery, clinical practice, technology, education and importantly in applications to clinical care. Cardiology is evolving rapidly and it is critically important to keep up... Read more