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European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2011

August 27 - 31, 2011; Paris, France

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

Meeting Highlights at a Glance

ESC 2011 Research Highlights: A Slideshow Presentation
ESC 2011 highlights: apixaban had benefits over warfarin in atrial fibrillation; atorvastatin reduced all-cause mortality, mainly through noncardiovascular deaths.

Conference News

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Expert Commentary

Cutting HF Hospitalizations in Half
Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH;
James L. Januzzi, MD

Daily Coverage

Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD, reports daily from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2011 in Paris, France. Review her videos as she highlights critical findings from this important meeting, which could have major effects on the treatment of cardiology patients.