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. 

tryton side branch stent, dedicated coronary side branch stent

The FDA approval of the Tryton Side Branch Stent was the biggest technology news from March. It is deployed in the side branch artery using a standard single wire balloon-expandable stent delivery system. A conventional drug eluting stent is then placed in the main vessel.

Feature | April 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

April 3, 2017 — Here is the list of the top 25 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Tryton Medical, Side Branch Stent, first U.S. commercial case, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
News | Stents Bifurcation | March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 — Tryton Medical Inc. recently announced that the first U.S. commercial case using the Tryton Side...

Videos | Stents Bioresorbable | March 30, 2017

Stephen Ellis, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional cardiology at Cleveland Clinic, discusses...

CardioMEMS, heart failure, PA pressure monitoring, ACC17
News | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — New late-breaking featured clinical research presented today adds strong clinical support for...

Acarix, CADScor System, coronary artery disease detection, clinical study, ACC.17
News | Patient Monitors | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — Acarix AB recently announced the results from a new multi-center trial of its handheld CADScor...

atricure atriclip, LAA occlusion, acc17

The AtriCure Atriclip surgical LAA occlusion device. It loops over the LAA on the outside of the heart and clips it off from the rest of the heart to prevent the formation of clots.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 — For patients with...

Ablation procedure, EP lab, Uninterrupted Dabigatran Etexilate in Comparison to Uninterrupted Warfarin in Pulmonary Vein Ablation
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 — Uninterrupted treatment with dabigatran (Pradaxa), a non-vitamin K,...

synthetic HDL-C injection, cholesterol, arterial plaque, heart attack patients, CARAT trial, ACC.17, clinical study
News | Pharmaceuticals | March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 — Injection of a novel form of synthetic high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), or good...

PCI, drugs, medication, fully blocked arteries, chronic total occlusion, ACC.17, clinical study
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | March 29, 2017 | Dave Fornell

March 29, 2017 — In patients with a complete, persistent arterial blockage, medication alone was found to be equal...

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,...

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