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ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2023

2023 24 Mar

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The Ten Commandments - ESC Guidelines for Acute and Chronic Heart Failure

2022 15 Feb

The new ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure outline ten key messages: The guidelines recommend an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor, a beta-blocker, a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, and a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor to reduce... Read more

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ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2022

2022 18 Mar

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COVID-19 and Higher Mortality in Acute Heart Failure Patients

2021 20 Jan

Patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of dying if they get COVID-19, according to new research published in ESC Heart Failure .  These findings highlight the need for patients with heart failure to take extra precautions to avoid catching COVID-19. According to lead investigator, Dr. Amardeep Dastidar, a consultant interventional... Read more

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Heart Failure 2019

2019 25 May

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Study supports biomarker assay for ER heart failure diagnosis

2018 27 Mar

A multicentre study supports the value of a biomarker to accurately diagnose or rule out acute heart failure in patients seen for shortness of breath at hospital emergency departments. Its findings, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, also validate the use of age-adjusted thresholds of the protein NT-proBNP to diagnose heart... Read more

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Heart Failure 2017

2017 29 Apr

Heart failure: rendez-vous with the future Heart Failure is the annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, established as the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure. Read more

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Sepsis Clinical Trials - Can Do Better?

2016 05 Apr

Mortality from sepsis remains high, and results of clinical trials have been disappointing. Changing trials design has the potential to improve treatment, according to leading experts in sepsis and acute heart failure. The results of their discussions, which were facilitated by the European Drug Development , are published in the Journal of Intensive... Read more

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First European Advice Published for Acute Heart Failure

2016 22 Feb

Advice for emergency care for patients with acute heart failure was published for the first time in the European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care. Despite the fact that acute heart failure is associated with a high risk of death, effective care guidelines lag behind nearly 30 years. Only half of patients who are discharged with acute heart... Read more

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Heart Failure 2016

2016 21 May

Heart Failure is the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, established as  the  world's leading heart failure congress , where strategies for a universal approach in the prevention and treatment of heart failure are made. Following two successful editions in Athens and Seville, Heart Failure 2016 will present the 3rd World Congress... Read more