American College of Cardiology

The latest news from the ACC Annual Scientific Session, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight on cardiovascular prevention, heart failure and more.

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Q&A: Aspirin, nutrition among highlights of primary prevention guideline

April 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — One of the biggest stories from the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session was the presentation of a new primary…
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Macitentan improves right ventricular function in PAH

April 15, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Interim data from the REPAIR study show significant improvement in right ventricular function, including reversal of RV…
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ACC heart failure highlights include progress with LVADs, pulmonary artery sensors

April 15, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, attendees learned about how a new-generation left ventricular assist…
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Apple Heart Study heads arrhythmia highlights from ACC

April 14, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The Apple Heart Study, which may change practice in terms of how atrial fibrillation is diagnosed and managed, and the WRAP-IT…
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BP regimens, depression screening in ACS highlight ACC vascular medicine content

April 13, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Two studies of the potential benefits of certain BP regimens in specific populations, an assessment of whether depression…
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YOUNG-MI: 1 in 5 early heart attack survivors under age 40

April 12, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In the YOUNG-MI registry, which compared outcomes of young and very young MI survivors, roughly 20% of individuals with a first…
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ACC intervention highlights: Low-risk TAVR, antithrombotic regimens and more

April 11, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, history was made when two studies showed that transcatheter aortic…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation for ticagrelor reversal agent

April 10, 2019
The FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation for a novel reversal agent for the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor, according to an announcement…
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ACC prevention highlights: New guideline, benefits of statin alternative, prescription fish oil

April 10, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The American College of Cardiology Scientific Session provided a number of breakthroughs in CV preventive medicine, including the…
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Survival at 30 days similar by access site in PCI for STEMI

April 8, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Among patients who underwent PCI for STEMI, there was no difference in 30-day survival between those who had their procedure with…

Meeting Calendar

American College of Cardiology Scientific Session

March 28, 2020 - March 30, 2020