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European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2010

August 28 - September 01, 2010; Stockholm, Sweden

This coverage is not sanctioned by, nor a part of, the European Society of Cardiology.


Top Stories From the ESC 2010 Annual Meeting: Slideshow
Research highlights include results from SHIFT, showing that adding ivabradine to heart failure medications cuts mortality and hospitalization; from AVERROES, showing that apixaban yields significant reductions in stroke without an increase in bleeding risk; and new data from PLATO, showing that there is no need for gene testing in patients undergoing percutaneous cardiovascular intervention.

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Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD, reports daily from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. Review her videos as she highlights critical findings from this important meeting, which could have major effects on the treatment of cardiology patients.