American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the AHA High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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ARCTIC: Antiplatelet therapy not improved by monitoring platelet function

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — New data from the ARCTIC study suggest that adjusting antiplatelet therapy based on platelet-function monitoring did not lead to…
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TIME: Stem cell delivery did not improve LV function after MI

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — The administration of intracoronary bone marrow mononuclear stem cells at 3 or 7 days after primary angioplasty and stenting…
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Study examined predictive value of two types of echocardiography

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — Real-time myocardial contrast echocardiography more frequently detected abnormal studies in patients with suspected CAD, but was…
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ASPIRE: VTE recurrence similar with aspirin, placebo

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — Aspirin failed to reduce venous thromboembolism recurrence but was linked to reductions in CV events compared with placebo…
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ASPIRE: VTE recurrence similar with aspirin, placebo

Endocrine Today, December 2012
LOS ANGELES — Aspirin failed to reduce venous thromboembolism recurrence but was linked to reductions in CV events compared with placebo…
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Guidelines program improved adherence among patients with diabetes, ACS

November 8, 2012
LOS ANGELES — New data suggest significant and continued improvements in most performance measures in ACS patients with and without diabetes…
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CARRESS HF: Pharmacologic care superior to ultrafiltration for acute decompensated HF

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — Hospitalized patients with acute decompensated HF had better outcomes with use of a stepped pharmacologic-therapy algorithm as…
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MADIT-RIT: ICD programming change reduced inappropriate therapy

Cardiology Today, December 2012
LOS ANGELES — Improved programming of ICD therapies for tachyarrhythmias of 200 bpm or higher or with a 60-second duration delay in therapy at…
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Cooling target may improve outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Cardiology Today, January 2013
LOS ANGELES — Pilot study data suggest that a cooling target of 32˚C may improve outcomes for comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac…
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RELAX-AHF: Serelaxin improved symptoms, CV mortality in hospitalized HF patients

Cardiology Today, December 2012
LOS ANGELES — New results from the RELAX-AHF trial indicate that the investigational drug serelaxin improved signs and symptoms of HF…