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

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…
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Elevated triglycerides increase health care costs, CV outcomes

March 22, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients at high CV risk with elevated triglycerides who controlled their LDL with statin therapy had worse health economic and…
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NOTION: Outcomes similar with TAVR vs. surgical AVR in lower-risk patients

March 20, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Rates of all-cause mortality, stroke and MI did not differ significantly between lower-risk patients who underwent…
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Antisense oligonucleotide improves lipid profile in high triglycerides

March 20, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with triglyceride levels greater than 200 mg/dL treated with a GalNAc conjugated second-generation antisense
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VIDEO: Plant-based diets decrease CV risk

March 20, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Kim Allan Williams Sr., MD, professor of cardiovascular disease at Rush University…
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Dual-therapy stent safe, effective in real-world population at 1 year

March 19, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — A dual-therapy stent that combines abluminal sirolimus elution with a luminal pro-healing layer was associated with low rates…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Ambulatory hemodynamic sensor reduces risk for HF hospitalization, mortality

March 19, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients who underwent an ambulatory hemodynamic sensor implant had decreased risk for mortality and HF hospitalization…
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Inadequate treatment of depression in CVD may confer worse outcomes

March 17, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Among patients with CVD and major depressive disorder, those whose depression was not adequately treated had worse CV outcomes…
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VIDEO: Highlights in the advancing field of cardio-oncology

March 16, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Richard Kovacs, MD, discusses two studies advancing the field of cardio-oncology…