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ACHE, Yamel; GUAMAN, Carlos; RAMOS, María Victoria  and  SOCA, Gerardo. The best of the 2019 Uruguayan Congress of Cardiology. Rev.Urug.Cardiol. [online]. 2020, vol.35, n.1, pp.270-289.  Epub Apr 01, 2020. ISSN 0797-0048.

The 35th Uruguayan Congress of Cardiology was held in Punta del Este in November 7th to 9th. As every year, it was an opportunity to update in different cardiovascular areas with participation of national and international guests. Scientific activity of different authors was also announced, through exposition of several articles. We will comment the seven awarded abstracts.

- Sudden death prevention (PREMUDE) in soccer players: 10 years of pre-competitive assessment.

- Clinical profile of atrial fibrillation in the postoperative period of cardiac surgery.

- Cardio-oncology protocol for the follow-up of patients at risk of ventricular dysfunction due to chemotherapy.

- Implication of the use of coronary calcium score in the re-stratification of cardiovascular risk in primary prevention.

- Analysis of morbidity and mortality associated with percutaneous aortic valve implantation: value of clinical variables and medium-term risk scores.

- Anticoagulation in aortic valve bioprosthesis. Multicenter randomized clinical trial.

- Longitudinal global left ventricular strain allows prediction of functional improvement and survival in patients with severe asymptomatic mitral regurgitation and normal function. Meta-analysis.

Keywords : Cardiac sudden death; Atrial fibrillation; TAVR; Anticoagulation; Longitudinal global strain.

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