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The Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Pilot Study: an European Survey on Methodology and results of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation conducted by the European Heart Rhythm Association
Conclusion The AFib Ablation Pilot Study provided crucial information on the epidemiology, management, and outcomes of catheter ablation of AFib in a real-world setting. The methods used to assess the success of the procedure appeared at least suboptimal. Even in this context, the 12-month success rate appears to be somewhat lower to the one reported clinical trials.
Source: European Heart Journal - June 7, 2014 Category: Cardiology Authors: Arbelo, E., Brugada, J., Hindricks, G., Maggioni, A. P., Tavazzi, L., Vardas, P., Laroche, C., Anselme, F., Inama, G., Jais, P., Kalarus, Z., Kautzner, J., Lewalter, T., Mairesse, G. H., Perez-Villacastin, J., Riahi, S., Taborsky, M., Theodorakis, G., Tri Tags: Arrhythmia/electrophysiology Source Type: research
Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update
This paper provides an update for 2014 on the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD), and in particular coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, across the countries of Europe. Cardiovascular disease causes more deaths among Europeans than any other condition, and in many countries still causes more than twice as many deaths as cancer. There is clear evidence in most countries with available data that mortality and case-fatality rates from CHD and stroke have decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years but at differing rates. The differing recent trends have therefore led to increasing inequalities in the burden...
Source: European Heart Journal - November 7, 2014 Category: Cardiology Authors: Nichols, M., Townsend, N., Scarborough, P., Rayner, M. Tags: SPECIAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Cardiovascular disease in Europe -- epidemiological update 2015
This article provides an update for 2015 on the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD), with a particular focus on coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, across the countries of Europe. Cardiovascular disease is still the most common cause of death within Europe, causing almost two times as many deaths as cancer across the continent. Although there is clear evidence, where data are available, that mortality from CHD and stroke has decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years, there are still large inequalities found between European countries, in both current rates of death and the rate at which these decreases...
Source: European Heart Journal - October 21, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Townsend, N., Nichols, M., Scarborough, P., Rayner, M. Tags: Prevention and epidemiology Source Type: research
Ascertainment, classification, and impact of neoplasm detection during prolonged treatment with dual antiplatelet therapy with prasugrel vs. clopidogrel following acute coronary syndrome
Conclusions Neoplasm events were infrequent during long-term DAPT after ACS, were associated with differential cancer-screening practices across regions, and the frequency of neoplasm detection was similar with prasugrel vs. clopidogrel. Trial registration ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00699998.
Source: European Heart Journal - January 21, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Roe, M. T., Cyr, D. D., Eckart, D., Schulte, P. J., Morse, M. A., Blackwell, K. L., Ready, N. E., Zafar, S. Y., Beaven, A. W., Strickler, J. H., Onken, J. E., Winters, K. J., Houterloot, L., Zamoryakhin, D., Wiviott, S. D., White, H. D., Prabhakaran, D., Tags: Acute coronary syndromes Source Type: research
Effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists on major cardiovascular events in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus with or without established cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Conclusion Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists significantly reduce MACE, CV and total mortality stroke, and hospitalization for HF, with a trend for reduction of MI, in patients with Type 2 DM with and without established CVD.
Source: European Heart Journal - February 20, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research