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. 

Aspirin Lowers Risk of Death for Patients with Diabetes, Heart Failure
News | ACC | March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 — For people living with both Type 2 diabetes and heart failure, taking an...

ECG on Smartwatch Accurately Detects AFib
News | ACC | March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 – A newly-designed wristband and corresponding app that works with a smartwatch can accurately...

Getting Flu Vaccine Cuts Risk of Death by Half in People with Heart Failure
News | ACC | March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 — For people with heart...

The Xarelto booth at ACC.18

The Xarelto booth at the 2018 American College of Cardiology meeting. 

News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 — A late-breaking analysis of the landmark COMPASS study presented at the American College of...

Beta Blocker Shows Mixed Results in Protecting Against Chemo-Induced Heart Damage
News | Cardio-oncology | March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 — After six months of follow-up, women newly diagnosed with...

Alirocumab Reduces Cardiovascular Events after Acute Coronary Syndrome
News | ACC | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 –  Among patients with persistently high cholesterol despite high-intensity statin therapy, the...

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-...

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