Tag: ACC 2020

Virtual ACC: Edoxaban non-inferior to warfarin for preventing thromboembolism after surgical...

According to Geu-Ru Hong (Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea), edoxaban may be an alternative to warfarin...

Virtual ACC: Mavacamten “promising” in treatment of non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Results from the phase 2 MAVERICK-HCM clinical trial, presented at the American College of Cardiology/World Congress of Cardiology’s virtual scientific sessions (ACC.20/WCC Virtual) suggest that...

Virtual ACC: PRECOMBAT finds PCI as good as CABG at 10...

The longest follow-up to date of patients with left main coronary artery disease (LMCAD) has found no significant differences in rates of death, myocardial...
MitraClip in moderate surgical risk patients

Virtual ACC: Newer generations of MitraClip associated with greater reduction in...

Today at the American College of Cardiology/World Congress of Cardiology’s virtual scientific sessions (ACC.20/WCC Virtual)—originally scheduled to take place on 28–30 March in Chicago,...

Virtual ACC: Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery improves...

Using the radial artery instead of the saphenous vein for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery leads to lower mortality and better...
Onyx One Clear Study

Virtual ACC: Medtronic shares positive results of Onyx ONE Clear Study

Medtronic today announced positive results of the Onyx ONE Clear Study that evaluated the Resolute Onyx drug-eluting stent (DES) in high bleeding risk (HBR)...

Virtual ACC: Clopidogrel exposure along with aspirin and rivaroxaban should be...

“More bleeding with background clopidogrel, even if not severe by adjudication, may be associated with broad consequences, including discontinuation of therapies. In the absence...
Michael Bohm

Virtual ACC: Renal denervation bests sham control to safely lower blood...

Three months after undergoing renal denervation, patients with untreated high blood pressure had statistically significant reductions in average blood pressure over 24 hours compared...

Virtual ACC: Largest left atrial appendage occlusion registry finds Watchman acute...

Data from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) Registry, which enrolled more than 38,000 patients implanted percutaneously with the...

Virtual ACC: Antiplatelet drugs increase risk for TAVI patients with atrial...

In the POPULAR TAVI trial, patients with atrial fibrillation who took oral anticoagulants alone after undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVI)—had a lower rate...

Virtual ACC: Low-dose colchicine after myocardial infarction is “economically dominant”

During the first Featured Clinical Research session of the virtual American College of Cardiology (ACC) event (28–30 March, Central Time), Michelle Samuel (Montreal Health...

Virtual ACC: Combining aspirin with rivaroxaban provides greater absolute risk reduction...

In stable atherosclerosis, a combination of aspirin plus rivaroxaban provided a similar relative degree of benefit on coronary, cerebrovascular, and peripheral endpoints in patients...

Virtual ACC: Aspirin plus rivaroxaban significantly lowers adverse events in PAD...

Treatment with aspirin plus rivaroxaban following lower extremity revascularisation in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) leads to a 15% reduction in the risk...

Virtual ACC: Genotype-guided therapy after PCI does not hit study target

Today, during the Virtual American College of Cardiology (ACC) event (28–30 March, Central Time), Naveen L Pereira (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA) told the online...

ACC.20/WCC will be a virtual meeting

The American College of Cardiology Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC) is to run as a virtual meeting, following its cancellation...