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European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2017

August 26 - 30, 2017; Barcelona, Spain

August 26 - 30, 2017 Barcelona, Spain
  • ESC PURE Shakes Up Nutritional Field: Finds High Fat Intake Beneficial The new study of dietary habits in 135,000 people around the world found that high fat intake, including saturated fat, was associated with a reduced risk of mortality
  • ESC CANTOS: Anti-Inflammatory Drug Cuts CV Events, Cancer The monoclonal antibody canakinumab cut CV events without affecting cholesterol, providing some with evidence of a new era in atherosclerotic disease management.
  • ESC COMPASS: Rivaroxaban Success in Secondary CV Prevention The combination of a low dose of the factor Xa inhibitor rivaroxaban in combination with aspirin was associated with a reduction in ischemic events and mortality and a superior net clinical benefit, balancing the bleeding risk in patients with stable atherosclerotic disease.

Meeting Highlights At A Glance

  • Top News From ESC 2017: Slideshow Top News From ESC 2017: Slideshow Headlines from the world’s largest cardiology meeting include a novel approach to secondary MI prevention and a diet study that promises to shake up the nutrition field.

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