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. 

Videos | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | September 28, 2017

Farouc Jaffer, M.D., Ph.D., director of coronary interventions at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the...

Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | September 13, 2017

Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., MPH, MSCAI, FACC, director of the cardiac program and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | August 30, 2017

Azeem Latib, M.D., MBBCh, FCP, interventional cardiologist at Columbus Hospital in Milan, Italy, discusses the...

ESC 2017 late breaking trial hot line study presentations.
News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 – The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2017 includes several Hot Line Late-breaking...

Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon

The most popular technology in May was the first data released on Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon with irrigation. The system allows operators to change the energy levels of each electrode to avoid damaging sensitive underlying critical structures like the esophagus or phrenic nerve.

Feature | June 01, 2017 | Dave Fornell

June 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Strain Imaging Improves Cardiac Surveillance of Certain Breast Cancer Patients
News | Cardio-oncology | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced a...

the Impella pVAD improves survival, mortality in AMI heart attack with cardiogenic shock

Early use of the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device prior to angioplasty may significantly improve survival for patients in cardiogenic shock.

Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | April 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Recent clinical study data presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2017 meeting show new treatment...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Analytics Software | April 13, 2017

The shift to value-based payment models requires focused attention on quality and cost. Lumedx’s Cardiovascular...

Videos | EP Lab | April 10, 2017

A discussion with Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) President Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., director of cardiology and...

EBBINGHAUS study, evolocumab, repatha, statin therapy, cognitive issues, ACC.17 study
News | Pharmaceuticals | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — There is no evidence that adding a new...

STEMI, cardiac arrest, cardiogenic shock, ACC.17 study, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, MHIF
News | Cath Lab | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — The influence of cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock on outcomes of patients with...

Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative, Impella pump, ACC.17 clinical study
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — Hospitals can dramatically increase heart attack survival rates in patients suffering cardiogenic...

RenalGuard Therapy, ACC.17, meta-analysis, contrast-induced acute kidney injury, CI-AKI
News | Cath Lab | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — A new meta-analysis further supports the ability of RenalGuard Therapy to significantly reduce the...

Videos | ACC | April 03, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the interesting new technologies from the vendor booths on the expo...

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