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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 ...
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.
New Guidelines Support Use of Cardiac Monitoring for Patients with Unexplained Fainting
Newly published guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommend the use of cardiac monitors for evaluating patients with unexplained fainting, called syncope. The "2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Syncope," was recently published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation and HeartRhythm.1
Pacemaker for Ribchester in Lockinge at Newbury
Ribchester is set to be aided by a pacemaker on his next appearance in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury after running a fine race in defeat in ...