Science News: ESC 2014 : Tuesday

Updated:Sep 2,2014

SCIENCE NEWS - covering the science presented daily at ESC Congress 2014 with video highlights, summary slides for late-breaking clinical trials presented in Hot Line sessions, and links to AHA science and resources related to the Hot Line science each day.

HOT LINE V: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
Mariell Jessup, MD and Mark Creager, MD
STICS (PDF)
Perioperative statin treatment in cardiac surgery for the prevention of atrial fibrillation and perioperative myocardial damage: the Statin Therapy In Cardiac Surgery Trial
X-VERT (PDF)
A comparison of oral rivaroxaban once daily with dose-adjusted Vitamin K Antagonists in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation undergoing elective cardioversion
AMIO-CAT (PDF)
Recurrence of arrhythmia following short-term oral AMIOdarone after CATheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study
IBIS4 (PDF)
Effect of high-intensity statin therapy on atherosclerosis in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Results of the prospective, longitudinal intravascular ultrasound follow-up study
IMPI (PDF)
IMPI Steroid Study: A Trial of Adjunctive Prednisolone in Tuberculous Pericarditis



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