Tag: ACC 2018

Cardiovascular News Issue 49—May 2018 US edition

For our May 2018 edition (Issue 49), we report on the key studies from the 2018 American College of Cardiology Scientific Session – including...

Cardiovascular News Issue 49—May 2018

For our May 2018 edition (Issue 49), we report on the key studies from the 2018 American College of Cardiology Scientific Session - including...

ACC 2018: Short-term DAPT after PCI in acute coronary syndrome patients...

Data from the SMART-DATE study indicate that acute coronary syndrome patients who receive short-term (six months) dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous coronary intervention...

ACC 2018: Morphologic characteristics may determine benefit of percutaneous PFO closure

A new study—presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Session (10–12 March, Orlando, USA) and published in the Journal of the American...

ACC 2018: Using iFR over FFR saves US$896 per patient per...

Economic data from the DEFINE FLAIR clinical trial indicate that using instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) provides one-year average cost savings of US$896 per patient...

ACC 2018: Five-year data for CoreValve show strong haemodynamic performance

New data from the CoreValve US Pivotal Extreme Risk Study and the real-world NOTION trial (Nordic aortic valve intervention Trial)—both of which examined patients...
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ACC 2018: Four-step protocol improves outcomes in STEMI patients and eliminates...

Umesh Khot (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA) and colleagues found that implementing a four-step protocol for managing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) not only improved...

ACC 2018: Alirocumab reduces cardiovascular events in high-risk patients

The ODYSSEY OUTCOMES trial met its primary endpoint, demonstrating that high-risk patients who received alirocumab (Praluent, Sanofi) on top of their maximally-tolerated statin dose...

ACC 2018: C Michael Valentine become new president of the American...

C Michael Valentine is the new president of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), officially assuming his role at the end of the 2018...

American College of Cardiology expand programme to lower readmission rates after...

According to an American College of Cardiology (ACC) press release, hundreds of hospitals across the USA will have access to tools and resources to...