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ACC 2018 Late-Breaking Trials

Latest clinical data in cardiology will be presented at the 2018 American College of Cardiology meeting

ACC 2018 Late-Breaking Trials Announced

Here is a list of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 annual meeting late-breaking clinical trials presented at ACC18, March 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. The studies are linked to articles specific to the trial presentations.

Preview some of the hot topics at at ACC 2018 with the editor's of the ACC journals in the article "What Trends are Ahead in Cardiovascular Medicine in 2018?"


Joint American College of Cardiology/Journal of American College of Cardiology Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Saturday, March 10

Featured Clinical Research I
Saturday, March 10

Joint American College of Cardiology/Journal of the American Medical Association Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Sunday, March 11

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Sunday, March 11

Featured Interventional Clinical Research II
Sunday, March 11

Joint American College of Cardiology/Journal of the American Medical Association Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Monday, March 12

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials: Interventional Cardiology
Monday, March 12

Featured Interventional Clinical Research III
Monday, March 12

Other Featured Research:

CoreValve TAVR System Shows Strong Long-Term Performance in Clinical Trials

Aspirin Lowers Risk of Death for Patients with Diabetes, Heart Failure

ECG on Smartwatch Accurately Detects AFib

Getting Flu Vaccine Cuts Risk of Death by Half in People with Heart Failure

Breastfeeding May Have Long-Term Heart Health Benefits for Some Moms

Marked Increase in Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Women After Preeclampsia


ACC.18 Video Interviews:

VIDEO: Editor's Choice of Most Innovative New Cardiac Technology at ACC 2018

VIDEO: Sex Differences in Diagnosing Heart Disease in Women — interview with Doreen DeFaria Yeh, M.D.

VIDEO: TAVR for Degenerated Surgical Valves — Valve-in-Valve TAVR Procedures — interview with Sammy Elmariah, M.D.

VIDEO: iFR Found More Cost Effective Over Standard FFR — interview with  Manesh Patel, M.D.

VIDEO: Addressing Adult Congenital Heart Referrals — discussion with Ami Bhatt, M.D.

VIDEO: How to Avoid Acute Kidney Injury in the Cath Lab —  discussion with Hitinder Gurm, M.D.

VIDEO: Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure — interview with David Lanfear M.D.

VIDEO: Detection of Vulnerable Plaque and Pre-emptive Stenting — discussion with Ron Waksman, M.D.

VIDEO: Strategies to Avoid Acute Kidney Injury Caused by Cath Lab Contrast — interview with Roxana Mehran, M.D.





Vendor Product News at ACC.18:

Siemens Healthineers Launches Next Generation of syngo Dynamics at ACC 2018

Infraredx Highlights Value of IVUS + NIRS for Detecting Lipid Core Plaque at ACC.18

CorFlow Presents New Insights Into Coronary Microcirculation at ACC

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Portable Cardiovascular-Dedicated Ultrasound at ACC.18




ACC 2017 Late-Breaking Trials

AHA 2017 Late-breaking Trials

Late-breaking Trial Presentations at ESC 2017

Heart Rhythm Society 2017 Late-Breaking Electrophysiology Trials

Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Presentations at SCAI 2017

TCT 2017 Late-breaking Clinical Trial Presentations

VIVA 2017 Late-breaking Clinical Trial Presentations

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