Medscape Conference Coverage, based on selected sessions at the:

World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) 2008

May 18 - 21, 2008; Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Conference News

  • HF Indications for Aldosterone Inhibitors

    "Patients with systolic heart failure in NYHA class 2 should be treated with aldosterone antagonists." Or should they? The issue was debated in Buenos Aires by two prominent specialists.
    Heartwire, May 23, 2008
  • Polypill Progress: Clinical Testing Imminent

    The pill, which contains aspirin, a statin, and an ACE inhibitor and has the backing of the World Heart Federation, is expected to become available at a price that's accessible in most of the world.
    Heartwire, May 23, 2008
  • Salsa Subs for Cycling in Cardiac Rehab

    Replacing more conventional forms of exercise with carefully designed dance routines safely allowed even predominantly high-risk patients to have some fun along with their recovery.
    Heartwire, May 23, 2008

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