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ESC Congress 2017
Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI The world's largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and 11 000 abstracts contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. Abstract submission deadline: 14 Feb Clinical case submission deadline: 1 March Late Breaking Science deadline: 21 March Early Registration fee deadline: 31 May
New patients face 3-week wait to visit cardiologists
From 2014 to 2017, the average time a new patient had to wait for an initial cardiology appointment in major metropolitan areas increased from 16.8 ...
My heart attack wasn't serious: Antonio Banderas
"I underwent an intervention in which three stents were implanted in my coronary arteries, and since I suffered from arrhythmia for a long time (an ...
Prevalence of Inadequate Therapeutic Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation Preceding Ischemic ...
Inadequate therapeutic anticoagulation prior to the occurrence of ischemic stroke was found to be prevalent. A retrospective study reported in JAMA ...
How Should We Look for Atrial Fibrillation After Stroke?
Recent studies have found that in patients with stroke of unknown cause (cryptogenic stroke), extended poststroke monitoring detects intermitted atrial.
Why palpitations or an irregular heartbeat need urgent attention
This condition known as atrial fibrillation is characterised by a rapid, irregular pulse and has a significant association with an underlying heart disease.