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.

Meeting News

Dapagliflozin effective regardless of PAD status

April 4, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Dapagliflozin was effective in CVD, HF and renal outcomes regardless of peripheral artery disease status and did not increase…
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Treatment effect of anacetrapib does not vary by ADCY9 genotype

April 3, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — There was no significant effect of ADCY9 on response to the cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitor anacetrapib for major…
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Survival improved over time in acute aortic dissection

April 3, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Since 1996, survival in patients with acute aortic dissection has increased, according to data from the IRAD registry presented…
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CV risk not increased with DAPT cessation in elderly patients

April 3, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Cessation of dual antiplatelet therapy after PCI is more frequent among elderly patients, as compared with younger patients, but…
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Guideline-recommended statin therapy use low in diabetes

April 1, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — There are significant gaps in the recommended use of statin therapy in patients with diabetes despite elevated risk, according to…
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Sonothrombolysis beneficial in STEMI

April 1, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Among patients with STEMI, adding sonothrombolysis to PCI improved recanalization rates and reduced infarct size, according to…
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GLASSY: Long-term ticagrelor monotherapy noninferior to DAPT after PCI

March 28, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — One month of dual antiplatelet therapy followed by ticagrelor monotherapy was noninferior to conventional DAPT to prevent…
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iFR identifies residual ischemia in nearly 25% of patients after PCI

March 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — After angiographically successful PCI, nearly 1 in 4 patients had residual ischemia as shown by instantaneous wave-free ratio…
Meeting NewsPerspective

ODYSSEY Outcomes: Lowering Lp(a), corrected LDL reduce CV events in ACS

March 26, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Major adverse CV events were predicted in patients with recent ACS based on their lipoprotein(a) levels at baseline, according to…
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POET: Switch to oral antibiotics confers better outcomes in left-sided endocarditis

March 26, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In long-term follow-up of patients with left-sided endocarditis, those who were switched from IV antibiotics to oral antibiotics…