ACC

This channel contains news about the American College of Cardiology (ACC), including coverage of its annual meeting and links to recently released practice guidelines. The ACC is a leading resource for cardiology professionals, including all its subspecialties. 

Wearable Defibrillator Cuts Overall Mortality, But Not Sudden Deaths After Heart Attack

Jeffrey Olgin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Division of Cardiology, UCSF

On behalf of VEST investigators 

News | ACC | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 –  Wearing a lightweight vest equipped with a cardioverter...

Infraredx Highlights Value of IVUS + NIRS for Detecting Lipid Core Plaque at ACC.18
News | Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 –  Infraredx, a company that works in...

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Portable Cardiovascular-Dedicated Ultrasound at ACC.18
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 — At the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, March 10-12...

Reduced Device Clotting, Decreased Strokes Seen With HeartMate 3 at Two Years
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 — At two years of follow-up, severely ill patients with advanced...

CoreValve TAVR System Shows Strong Long-Term Performance in Clinical Trials
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 — Medtronic plc unveiled outcomes from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Extreme Risk Study and the real-...

iFR More Cost-Effective Than FFR in PCI Guidance
News | FFR Technologies | March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 — Philips announced health economic results from the DEFINE FLAIR clinical trial comparing cost-...

Siemens Healthineers Launches Next Generation of syngo Dynamics at ACC 2018
Technology | Cardiac PACS | March 09, 2018

March 9, 2018 — At the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, March 10-12 in...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | March 02, 2018

Sammy Elmariah, M.D., MPH, interventional structural heart disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the...

Heart Failure More Likely for Some Breast Cancer and Lymphoma Survivors
News | Cardio-oncology | March 01, 2018

March 1, 2018 –  Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk for...

News | Cath Lab | February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 — CorFlow Therapeutics AG announced that the company will present new insights into the coronary...

An example of Siemens' syngo CTO navigation technology that fuses computed tomogragraphy (CT) imaging with live angiography to help navigate vessel segments that are occluded and not visible on angiography alone.

An example of Siemens' syngo CTO navigation technology that fuses computed tomogragraphy (CT) imaging with live angiography to help navigate chronic total occlusion vessel segments that are occluded and not visible on angiography alone. 

Feature | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | February 20, 2018 | Dave Fornell

One of the recent hot topics in interventional cardiology has been how operators can use new tools and techniques to...

Abiomed Receives Expanded Impella Approval for Cardiomyopathy With Cardiogenic Shock
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-...

Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device (pVAD) heart pump gains FDA PMA for high risk PCI.
Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-...

The Boston Scientific Rhythmia Mapping System produces higher-density voltage maps without increasing overall procedure time.

The Boston Scientific Rhythmia Mapping System produces higher-density voltage maps without increasing overall procedure time. It was featured in the top article posted in January on new technologies to treat atrial fibrillation.

Feature | February 05, 2018

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

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