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 | Cath Lab | March 28, 2017

MDBuyline analyst Tom Watson shares some of the most important trends in cardiac technology he saw at the 2017...

heart-lung machine, ECMO, levosimendan, heart failure drug, cardiovascular surgery outcomes, ACC.17 study
News | Pharmaceuticals | March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 — When used as a preventive measure during heart surgery, the heart failure...

Philips Azurion angiography system, FFR for STEMI
Feature | Cath Lab | March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 — Patients experiencing a major heart attack often have more than one clogged artery, but under...

online lifestyle intervention, systolic blood pressure, hypertension, ACC.17, clinical study
News | Hypertension | March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 — Participants in web-based lifestyle counseling reduced their systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg,...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | March 24, 2017

Michael Reardon, M.D., professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center,...

Philips, cardiology solutions, ACC.17, Azurion angiography system, iFR outcomes results, IntelliSpace Cardiovascular
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 — At the 2017 American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session & Expo (ACC.17), Philips...

Videos | FFR Technologies | March 23, 2017

Justin Davies, MBBS, of Imperial College London, and Matthias Götberg, M.D, Ph.D., of Skane University Hospital,...

bleeding complications, rivaroxaban, antiplatelet therapy, post-ACS, acute coronary syndrome, ACC.17 study
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 — Bleeding complications did not increase for patients with acute coronary syndrome treated with...

rivaroxaban, asprin, venous thromboembolism, VTE recurrence, clinical study, ACC.17
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 — In patients at elevated risk for a recurrence of potentially life- threatening blood clots, a low...

microbleeds, brain bleeds caused by TAVR

An MRI brain scan showing multiple microbleeds in a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patient from the study.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 23, 2017

March 22, 2017 — A quarter of the patients in a single-center study of 84 patients undergoing transcatheter aortic...

PCSK9 inhibitors, bococizumab, ACC .17, clinical trials, LDL cholesterol
News | Pharmaceuticals | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — In a clinical program that was terminated early, the experimental PCSK9 inhibitor bococizumab, when...

closed loop stimulation, DDD-CLS, ACC17, SPAIN trial
Feature | Pacemakers | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Patients with recurrent fainting episodes (syncope) who received a pacemaker delivering a pacing...

Cardiogard embolic protection system for surgical valve reaplacement

The CardioGard embolic protection system for surgical aortic valve replacement.

Feature | Embolic Protection Devices | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Two U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared embolic protection systems designed to remove...

Medtronic Corevalve Evolut Pro, TAVR system
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and granted market clearance to the Medtronic CoreValve...

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