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Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2018 Scientific Sessions

May 09 - 12, 2018; Boston, Massachusetts

May 09 - 12, 2018 Boston, Massachusetts
  • ESC HF 2018 Heart Stim Device Boosts Function, Survival When CRT Isn't Option How it works was a puzzle to some, but exercise capacity, symptoms, hospitalization, and survival improved on cardiac contractility modulation therapy in patients with heart failure unsuitable for resynchronization in several new studies.
  • HRS 2018 Resynchronization Pacing May Work Well in Non-LBBB: ENHANCE CRT Time to broaden CRT use? Cardiac resynchronization worked in patients with heart failure without left bundle-branch block. But mapping-guided lead placement, the study's real focus, didn't seem to help.
  • HRS 2018 Poor NOAC Adherence in AF Wreaks Havoc on Efficacy vs Warfarin Benefits of novel oral anticoagulants that wowed in clinical trials may not carry over into clinical practice, when adherence to prescribed therapy usually declines, suggests an observational analysis.

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