Meeting Coverage


American College of Cardiology

More Sophisticated Imaging Doesn't Necessarily Mean Better Outcomes in Ischemic HF

But cardiac MRI, PET may still have value in some patients, per AIMI-HF trial

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Adaptive Pacemaker Fails in HFpEF

Improvement in oxygen consumption response to physical exertion not observed in a small trial

March 9, 2023
Pulsed Field Afib Ablation Hits Endpoints in Pivotal Trial

Technology appears durable in most patients

March 8, 2023
Virtual Care Team Optimized Heart Failure Medications During Hospitalization

Trial shows modest effect with daily recommendations to the treating team

March 7, 2023
Statin Users Show LDL Doesn't Come Close to Telling Whole Story of ASCVD

Residual inflammation is important factor of cardiovascular risk

March 7, 2023
Elite Athletes With Genetic Heart Disease Can Still Play Ball

With a comprehensive return-to-play protocol, most athletes played again, researchers say

March 7, 2023
Full-Dose Anticoagulation Again Favored for COVID Admissions

Despite failures, FREEDOM trial supports mortality advantage in general ward use

March 7, 2023
Sotatercept, Fixed-Dose Combo Therapy on the Right Path for PAH

More therapeutic options suggested by STELLAR, A DUE trials

March 6, 2023
Thrombectomy Linked to Better High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism Outcomes

Observational study suggests fewer deaths than with other approaches

March 6, 2023
TAVR Holds Strong 3 Years Into Evolut Low Risk Trial

No major widening nor narrowing of event curves yet

March 6, 2023
No Copay Is No Help for CVD Outcomes

Randomized trial showed a small bump in adherence, but didn't move the dial on outcomes

March 6, 2023
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Earns Confidence in Expert Hands

Decision for mini thoracotomy may rest on patient preference, expert operator availability

March 6, 2023
Immediate Complete Revascularization Non-Inferior to Staged Procedure

Patients with ACS and multivessel disease saw multiple outcome benefits in BIOVASC trial

March 5, 2023
Hunt for Hibernating Myocardium Doesn't Help PCI for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

REVIVED-BCIS2 challenges long-held beliefs about myocardial viability

March 5, 2023
Novel Antihypertensive Stumbles Over Early-Phase Hurdle

Hopes remain high for baxdrostat despite trial's adherence problems

March 5, 2023