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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. 

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Feature | Heart Failure | Jeff Zagoudis

Healthcare reform efforts of recent years have challenged the industry to reduce the costs of healthcare for both ...

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Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | Dave Fornell

Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater risk of ...

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Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | Marianne Pop, Pharm.D., BCPS

There were many opinions on the duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) highlighted at the 2016 American College of ...

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News | Cardiac Diagnostics

April 26, 2016 — Taking long naps or being excessively tired during the day is associated with a higher risk for ...

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Siemens released the Sensis Vibe hemodyanamics system at ACC.16. The newer system offers better integration of cath lab data into cath lab reports and the electronic medical record (EMR). Siemens Sensis Vibe, hemodyanamics system
Feature | ACC | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT, Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS

There were several trends seen in new cardiovascular technologies showcased on the expo floor at the 2016 American ...

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Videos | ACC

MD Buyline market analyst Jon Brubaker explained the new technology and trends he saw on the show floor at ACC.16. 

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Michael Jaff, M.D., medical director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Fireman Vascular Center, explains the current ...

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News | Stents Drug Eluting

April 21, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new clinical data from one of the endpoints in the RevElution Trial for its ...

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News | Pharmaceuticals

April 20, 2016 — Lowering cholesterol with statins significantly reduced adverse cardiovascular events in people with ...

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News | Patient Engagement

April 20, 2016 — A competition that used technology to encourage and track physical activity was effective at helping ...

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News | Atrial Fibrillation

April 20, 2016 — In the first large randomized trial to directly compare two approaches to preventing atrial ...

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News | Heart Failure

April 19, 2016 — In one of the largest trials ever conducted of heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction ...

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News | Cath Lab

April 19, 2016 — A large randomized controlled trial of ischemic postconditioning in patients who had experienced ST ...

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News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest

April 19, 2016 — Researchers have confirmed that certain heart rhythm medications, when given by paramedics to patients ...

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News | Cath Lab

April 18, 2016 — Delayed or deferred stent implantation in patients showed no clinical benefit in patients experiencing ...

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