European Society of Cardiology Congress

New Targeted Inhibitor Offers Promise for Patients with Symptomatic Obstructive HCM

September 17, 2020

Current therapies focus on relief of symptoms, but there is still an unmet need to address and target the molecular defects of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

The COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Risk Intersection: 3 Major Considerations

September 03, 2020

Manan Pareek, MD, PhD gives an overview about what is currently known about COVID-19 and cardiovascular risk.

Empagliflozin Improves CV Outcomes in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

September 01, 2020

Investigators report on a post-hoc analysis of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial that assesses the efficacy of the SGLT-2 inhibitor in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Evolocumab Helps Type 2 Diabetes Patients Reach Lipid Level Goals

September 01, 2020

These guidelines set by ESC and EAS 2019 established treatment goals for LDL-C, non-HDL-C, and Apo-B in patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease.

New Lifetime Risk Equation More Accurately Predicts CV Risk and Treatment Benefits

September 01, 2020

The new equation model has shown to be more accurate than the Framingham Lifetime Risk equation and Pooled Cohort Equation.

HDL-C Not Determinant in Improved CAD Treatment

September 01, 2020

Post hoc analysis of REAL-CAD shows the cholesterol metric does not serve to inform statin treatment control of coronary artery disease.

ESC 2020 Takeaways

September 01, 2020

The congress president shares her favorite sessions, and ideas to integrate virtual setting successes into next year's meeting.

BMI Strongly Predicts Individual Risk for Diabetes

August 31, 2020

New data shows that high BMI individuals who were in the lowest polygenic score quintile had a 5-fold greater risk of diabetes than those with low BMI and a high polygenic score.

Premenopausal Women Demonstrate Better Long-Term Heart Attack Outcomes

August 31, 2020

According to late breaking data, younger women exhibit a decreased risk for heart attack mortality due to estrogen’s protective effect

Keeping Virtual Features in Future Cardiology Meetings

August 31, 2020

What ESC has learned about the benefits and difficulties of online-only forums.