Posts Tagged ‘European Society

Brouwer IA: Study on Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Ventricular Arrhythmia (SOFA) (Abstract 1336) The SOFA trial examined whether fish oil affected arrhythmias in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The intake of very-long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), found mainly in fish oil, has been thought to reduce the risk of sudden death, possibly […]

Montalescot G: SafeTy and Efficacy of Intravenous Enoxaparin in Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: An InternationaL Randomized Evaluation (STEEPLE) (Abstract 2574) A bright but still indirect light was thrown on the subject of enoxaparin dosing by a later Hot Line session. The STEEPLE trial compared enoxaparin and UFH in patients undergoing elective PCI. The important difference […]

SELECTED SESSIONS Aspirin Serebruany VL: The risk of bleeding complications after different doses of aspirin (ASA): A post-hoc analysis of 192,036patients enrolled in 31 randomized controlled trials (Abstract P3506) A meta-analysis of 31 randomized trials enrolling 192,000 patients was performed to examine the effect of aspirin doses on bleeding. It was found that low daily […]