Welcome to the Highlights from the AHA Scientific Sessions resource page. This is your central portal for information presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, including novel treatment options and results from important clinical trials. In addition to breaking news, this resource page features onsite video interviews with leading experts to get their reactions on some of the clinical updates and news presented at the conference, and what implications they have for the future.


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TIME: Stem cell delivery did not improve LV function at 1 year

Robert P. Giugliano, MD 

Jay H. Traverse

DALLAS — One-year data from the TIME trial show no association in patients with STEMI between administration of intracoronary bone marrow mononuclear stem cells at 3 or 7 days after primary angioplasty and stenting and improvement of left ventricular function, according to a presentation at AHA 2013.

The results are unchanged from the 6-month findings, which were presented last year at AHA. The primary endpoint was difference in change in LV ejection fraction at 6 months. More »


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