American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: Disappointments, concerns stem from DECISION-CTO trial results

April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this video, B. Hadley Wilson, MD, FACC, chair of the board of governors and secretary of the board of trustees of the American…
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Expert: Revascularization may help elderly patients with CAD

April 12, 2017
WASHINGTON — Elderly patients with CAD may be at higher risk for adverse outcomes and complications, but revascularization is beneficial in…
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‘Good news’ for endovascular revascularization for CLI

April 12, 2017
WASHINGTON — A multidimensional approach to endovascular revascularization along with new therapies will improve treatment of patients with…
In the Journals

Zika virus may lead to CV complications

April 11, 2017
The Zika virus may be linked to CV complications, according to a case report presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session…
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Hormone therapy linked to lower atherosclerosis levels, mortality in postmenopausal women

April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON — Hormone therapy was associated with lower coronary artery calcium scores and, after adjustment, with lower all-cause mortality in…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses notable presentations from ACC 17

April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this Cardiology Today video perspective, Gregg W. Stone, MD, professor of medicine at Columbia University, director of…
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SGLT2 inhibitors may lower risk for HF in patients with type 2 diabetes

April 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors were linked to decreased risk for hospitalization for HF and death, according to
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VIDEO: Expert discusses FFR trial results at ACC 17

April 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this Cardiology Today’s Intervention video perspective, B. Hadley Wilson, MD, FACC, discusses the results of three…
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RV dysfunction after AVR linked to worse outcomes

April 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — Right ventricular dysfunction is more common after surgical aortic valve replacement, as compared with transcatheter aortic valve…
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Patients often diagnosed with depression after acute MI

April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON — Patients who had an acute MI often experience depressive symptoms, but it is up to their physician to take the proper steps in…
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