Archive | September, 2013

10 Key Points from the 2013 ESC Guidelines on the Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease

10 Key Points from the 2013 ESC   Guidelines on the Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease   These guidelines should be applied to patients with stable known or suspected coronary artery disease (SCAD). This condition encompasses several groups of patients: (i) those having stable angina pectoris or other symptoms felt to be related to […]

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Cardiac Resynchronization may be harmful in narrow-QRS heart failure

Cardiac-resynchronization therapy (CRT) reduces morbidity and mortality in chronic systolic heart failure with a wide QRS complex. Mechanical dyssynchrony also occurs in patients with a narrow QRS complex, which suggests the potential usefulness of CRT in such patients. New data, from a randomized trial, presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2013 Congress (also […]

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