Feature | ACC | March 19, 2019

ACC 2019 Late-breaking Presentations Announced

The opening late-breaking trial at ACC 2019 is the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to identify atrial fibrillation using a smartwatch. Earlier, smaller trials showed this approach might be used in a population health application to proactively identify AFib patients earlier.

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a list of the latest practice-changing presentations at the ACC.19 annual meeting March 16-18, 2019, in New Orleans. This includes five late-breaking clinical trial (LBCT) sessions and three featured clinical research sessions. There also are two LBCT deep-dive sessions where the experts will break down the hottest trials and attendees can find out what the impact might be on the practice of cardiology and patients.

ACC also announced the new ACC/AHA 2019 Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease will be released at ACC.19. This guideline will focus on primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults and present recommendations to prevent CVD related to lifestyle factors as well as other factors affecting cardiovascular risk.

For more information on the ACC.19 annual meeting, visit https://accscientificsession.acc.org.


Saturday, March 16
Joint ACC and Journal of the ACC Late-Breaking Clinical Trials I
9-10 a.m., ACC.19 Main Tent, Great Hall

The Apple Heart Study: Results Of A Large-scale, App-based Study To Identify Atrial Fibrillation Using A Smartwatch


Saturday, March 16
Featured Clinical Research I
12:15-1:45 p.m., Room La Nouvelle C

  • PANACHE: Safety and Efficacy of Neladenoson Bialanate, a Partial Adenosine A1 Receptor Agonist, in Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction. Results from the PANACHE Randomized Controlled Trial
  • PIONEER-HF: Initiation of Angiotensin-Neprilysin Inhibition After Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Results of the Open-Label Extension of the PIONEER-HF Trial
  • Hopeful Heart Trial: Blended Collaborative Care for Treating Heart Failure and Comorbid Depression. 12-Month Primary Outcomes from the Hopeful Heart Trial
  • CODIACS-QoL: Randomized Trial of Depression Screening After Acute Coronary Syndromes: Results from Comparison of Depression Identification After Acute Coronary Syndromes-Quality of Life and Cost Effectiveness
  • The HoT-PE Study: Home Treatment of Patients with Low-Risk Pulmonary Embolism with the Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor Rivaroxaban


Sunday, March 17
Joint ACC/New England Journal of Medicine Late-Breaking Clinical Trials II
8-9:15 a.m., ACC.19 Main Tent, Great Hall


Sunday, March 17
Joint ACC/Journal of the American Medical Association Late-Breaking Clinical Trials III
10:45 a.m. – Noon, ACC.19 Main Tent, Great Hall


LBCT Deep Dive I — 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room 343


Sunday, March 17
Featured Clinical Research II: Interventional
2-3:30 p.m., Room 206


Monday, March 18
Late-Breaking Clinical Trials IV
8 – 9:15 a.m., ACC.19 Main Tent, Great Hall


Monday, March 18
Late-Breaking Clinical Trials V
10:45 a.m. – Noon, ACC.19 Main Tent, Great Hall


LBCT Deep Dive II — 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room La Nouvelle C


Monday, March 18
Featured Clinical Research III
2 -3:30 p.m., Room La Nouvelle C

  • Alcohol AF: Impact of Alcohol Abstinence in Moderate Drinkers with Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the Alcohol-AF Randomized Controlled Trial
  • REVEAL: Impact of ADCY9 on Response to Anacetrapib Among 20,000 Participants in the HPS3/TIMI55-REVEAL Trial
  • ODYSSEY OUTCOMES: Lipoprotein(a) Lowering by Alirocumab Contributes to Total Events Reduction Independent of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in the ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Trial
  • DECLARE - TIMI 58: Dapagliflozin and Outcomes in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease: Insights from DECLARE - TIMI 58
  • IRAD - Acute Aortic Dissection: Lessons Learned from 9,000 Patients


Other ACC.19 News and Video:

VIDEO: Utilization of PET For Evaluation of Cardiac Sarcoidosis — Interview with Raza Alvi, M.D.,

VIDEO: Key Trends in Electrophysiology — Apple Watch to Detect AF and the CABANA Trial — Interview with Christine Albert, M.D.




Links to Other Recent Late-breaking Trials: 

ACC 2018 Late-Breaking Trials

American Heart Association 2018 Late-breaking Trials

TCT 2018 Late-breaking Cardiovascular Clinical Trials

EuroPCR 2018 Late-breaking Trials in Interventional Cardiology

Heart Rhythm 2018 Late-breaking Studies

SCAI 2018 Late-breaking Clinical Trials

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