Stiftung IHF Institut für Herzinfarktforschung

New Infarction Registry

MIR-RLP Presentation

Dr. Gitt presented initial results from the Rhineland-Palatinate Myocardial Infarction Registry at the annual meeting of cardiologists in Mannheim. He stressed the variations in complication incidence and critical time interval (time between first physician contact by the patient and cardiac catheterization) as seen in the analysis of data from hospitals with or without the possibility of balloon dilatation (cath lab), respectively.

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Great Interest

TRAMI Registry

Findings from the TRAMI Registry were presented at the annual meeting of cardiologists in Mannheim in no less than six scientific contributions. The registry provides an analysis of data from patients having received a MitraClip therapy to improve their mitral valve functionality.

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Wide Variety

IHF Registry Presentation

During the annual meeting of cardiologists in Mannheim results from Stiftung IHF sponsored projects were included in many of the presentations and poster contributions. The session titled “Current results from registries of cardiological interventions“ provided abstracts on five projects out of which three have been supported substantially by Stiftung IHF.

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LEFT ATRIUM Appandage Occluder Register - Germany (LAARGE)

ARE STROKES AVOIDABLE?

LAA-OccluderDuring its final 2013 meeting, the Board of Stiftung IHF has decided to fund and scientifically support an independent LAARGE Registry. The left atrial appendage can be occluded using a so-called LAA occluder. The left atrial appendage may be considered as sort of an “appendix” to the heart.

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PRESS CONFERENCE WITH THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AT IHF

MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION REGISTRY PROVIDES VALUABLE FIGURES

On September 30, 2013, the Federal State’s Secretary of Health Mr. Alexander Schweitzer and the project management spokesperson and IHF representative Dr. Gitt presented during a press conference first results of the Myocardial Infarction Registry - Rhineland-Palatinate (MIR-RLP).

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Germany

GOOD QUALITY OF CARE TREATING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

Prof. Uwe Zeymer, Vice Chairman of Stiftung IHF and Congress President of the German Cardiac Society’s autumn conference, presented results of the German Myocardial Infarction Registry. The most important finding of the project was that in-hospital mortality for acute myocardial infarctions with ECG changes (ST-segment elevation) has dropped to 7%.

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PROFESSOR ZEYMER

GERMAN CARDIAC SOCIETY CONGRESS PRESIDENT

In conjunction with Dr. Israel (Bielefeld), Prof. Zeymer, the Vice Chairman of IHF, was voted Congress President of the German Cardiac Society’s autumn conference in Dresden.

DYSIS

GERMANY FAR BEHIND THE UK

During the congress of the European Society of Cardiology in Amsterdam, the Vice Chairman Dr. Gitt presented one specific result of DYSIS, the international dyslipidemia study: In the United Kingdom, 80% of all patients achieve the target value for LDL cholesterol. In Germany, only 42% do.

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Myocardial Infarction Treatment

Saarland Project About To Start

Jointly with the Saarland Department for Social Affairs, Health, Women and Family, Stiftung Institut für Herzinfarktforschung will support the MIR-SL project (Saarland Myocardial Infaction Registry). In cooperation with all the hospitals and emergency physicians, the project intends to optimize the treatment of acute myocardial infarction.

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Atrial Fibrillation

Ablation – Is the Outcome in Women Poorer?

Based on the analysis of 3,652 patients in the German Ablation Registry of Stiftung IHF scientists from all over Germany demonstrate that ablation outcomes are poorer in female patients versus males (Zylle et al.: Sex-related Outcome of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation – Insights from the German Ablation Registry. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Jun 8).

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