Real-world data of the CHAMP-HF registry show that patients initiating sacubitril/valsartan experience improvements in KCCQ physical limitation and QoL domains during a median of 57 days.
Data of US postmenopausal women with normal BMI show that trunk fat and higher leg fat have opposing associations with CVD risk, while total body fat was not significantly related to CVD risk.
ESC 2019 Prof. John Kastelein shares the results of the phase 3 ORION-11 trial with inclisiran in ASCVD and risk equivalent patients not at LDL-C goal.
In individuals of the Danish general population, high levels of Lp(a) as a consequence of low LPA KIV-2 number of repeats, were associated with high risk of mortality, in particular CV mortality.
ESC 2019 Prof. Alberico Catapano (Past President EAS) highlights the most important changes in risk classification and treatment goals for LDL-c according to total CV risk in the new 2019 ESC/EAS Dyslipidemia Guidelines.
Data of a prospective cohort suggest that chronic systemic low-grade inflammation, as measured by CRP, plays a role in development of cancer, particularly of the lung, in those with stable CVD.
ESC 2019 The THEMIS study evaluated the effect of ticagrelor vs. placebo on top of aspirin in diabetes patients with stable coronary artery disease. Netto clinical benefit depended on having a history of PCI or not.
ESC 2019 Data of the HOPE-4 and PURE studies confirm the impact of reducing common risk factors, and point at less acknowledged risk factors, such as home air pollution and educational level.
The first data in the FH Studies Collaboration registry show that among 42,000 adults with heterozygous FH, about half of patients received a statin and the majority was not at LDL-c goal.
ESC 2019 Prof. François Mach was co-chair of the Task Force that composed the new ESC/EAS Dyslipidemia Guidelines. He lists some of the changes compared to the previous version and explains why he supports the changes.
ESC 2019 Brief impression of the new ESC recommendations on acute pulmonary embolism, supraventricular tachycardia and chronic coronary syndromes.
ESC 2019 Erik Björklund summarizes findings from long-term data of the SWEDEHEART registry on use of secondary prevention therapies and association with mortality.