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: Genotyping may influence antiplatelet therapy prescriptions

April 6, 2018
In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Sony Tuteja, PharmD, MS, research assistant professor of translational medicine and human genetics at Penn…
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Mortality due to illness after congenital heart surgery may be preventable

March 29, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Among patients with congenital heart disease who have prolonged critical illness after surgery, mortality appears to be driven…
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VIDEO: Insights on women’s heart health gained at ACC.18

March 29, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, discusses studies presented at the…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses advancements in cardiac imaging

March 28, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Y.S. Chandrashekhar, MD, DM, FACC, professor of medicine at the University of…
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Imaging modalities offer different capabilities, benefits for identifying HF

March 28, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Cost-effectiveness and strategies should be taken into consideration when determining the best imaging modality to identify HF…
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VIDEO: ODYSSEY Outcomes presents new possibilities, challenges

March 27, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, professor of medicine, chief of the sections of…
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GWTG-HF: High-performing hospitals confer improved outcomes in acute HF

March 27, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients who were hospitalized with acute HF at high-performing hospitals had improved long-term survival compared with those…
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VIDEO: Athletes’ CVD risk factors need further exploration

March 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Alfred Bove, MD, PhD, emeritus professor of medicine at the Lewis Katz School of…
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Relationship between HF, diabetes remains misunderstood

March 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with HF, particularly HF with reserved ejection fraction, often have diabetes, although the reasons why and how to…
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VIDEO: Analyses shed light on efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants

March 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Steven Deitelzweig, MD, discusses the results of five pooled-data analyses of the…