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LBCT.01: Practice Implications for CAD and VTE

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LBCT.05: Cell-Based Therapies for Myocardial Regeneration

LBCT.02: Health Economics and Quality of Life in Contemporary Trials

LBCT.04: Novel Treatments for Managing Lipid Disorders

LBCT.06: Management of LV Dysfunction: Devices and Drugs


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Fausto Pinto, MD, president of the European Society of Cardiology, Mariell Jessup, MD, past president of the American Heart Association, and Margaret Redfield, MD investigator for NEAT-HFpEF, provide expert commentary for the heart failure science presented in LBCT.01 Failure Is Not An Option: New Drugs and Systems of Care. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 9, 2015 7:47 AM CST
Miss a Session?  Sessions OnDemand™ Premium  is a digital video library of this year's meeting online and on a USB drive.   more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 8, 2015 1:24 PM CST
 All Scientific Sessions 2015 abstracts are now posted on the Circulation website. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 8, 2015 11:35 AM CST
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Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 5, 2015 10:10 PM CST
Learn more about the NEW programming track, Frontiers in Science, at Scientific Sessions 2015 in Orlando from Aruna Pradhan, MD, MPH, MSc. Register for #AHA15 today at scientificsessions.org! more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 3, 2015 3:16 PM CST
Mark Creager, MD, president of the American Heart Association, interviews program co-chairs Frank Sellke, MD and Eric Peterson, MD about some of the highlights planned for Scientific Sessions 2015 in Orlando. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 2, 2015 4:03 PM CST
With Scientific Sessions 2015 approaching, have you plotted out which sessions you would like to attend?   more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Oct 30, 2015 3:32 PM CDT
Starting November 7th, live from Orlando, FL, we will be bringing you cutting-edge science news from Scientific Sessions 2015, along with news from the ReSusitation Science Symposium and Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium. Registration is now open for all members. Visit our Registration Page  for more information on ... more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Sep 15, 2015 12:59 PM CDT
A doctor who presented research on the importance of CPR during the American Heart Association’s resuscitation conference in Chicago proved her point hours later, saving a man who collapsed in a hotel lobby. Monique Anderson, M.D., was talking with another doctor about the importance of fast response to cardiac emergencies while leaving a reception Sunday night when they saw a middle-age man face down on the ground. Anderson and three other doctors ran to him, rolled him over and saw that his face was ashen. He was not breathing and had no pulse. Anderson -- who had never performed CPR outside a hospital setting -- quickly yelled out instructions to one of the doctors to call 9-1-1 and started chest compressions. After a few rounds, the man sat up and said, "I'm OK, I'm OK," Anderson said. more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 20, 2014 9:00 AM CST
LBCT.04: Ischemic Heart Disease: Drugs, Devices and Systems of Care   Overview of LBCT.04: Elliott Antman, MD; Mariell Jessup, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD; Robert Bonow, MD   Long-term Outcome of Biodegradable Compared to Durable Polymer Drug-eluting Stents and Bare Metal Stents - Main Results of a ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 19, 2014 12:26 PM CST
LBCT.03: Treatment of Structural Heart Disease   Overview of LBCT.03: Elliott Antman, MD; Robert Bonow, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD   Randomized Trial of Atenolol Versus Losartan in Children and Young Adults With Marfan Syndrome Presentation Slides (PDF) | Summary Slide (PDF) | Abstract ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 18, 2014 11:51 AM CST
Science and Technology Hall was again a flurry of activity during Scientific Sessions 2014 in Chicago. Speaking of flurries, the snow continued to dance in the air and the thermometer read 18 degrees for most of the day. Inside, we were all staying warm, learning CPR to the beat of "Stayin' Alive" and showing our support of Go Red for ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 17, 2014 5:50 PM CST
LBCT.02: Anti-Lipid Therapy and Prevention of CAD   Overview of LBCT.02: Elliott Antman, MD; Neil Stone, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD     IMPROVE-IT Trial: A Comparison of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin versus Simvastatin Monotherapy on Cardiovascular Outcomes After Acute Coronary Syndromes ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 17, 2014 11:23 AM CST
There was snow and frozen yogurt and a packed room for opening remarks. There were chair massages and cashmere scarves and even a couple of stock cars in Exhibition Hall.  Scientific Sessions 2014 is officially underway in Chicago!  The new Life Is Why slogan welcomes attendees to Sessions. Attendees stroll around ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 5:15 PM CST
LBCT.01: Risk and Benefit of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Overview of LBCT.01: Elliott Antman, President, American Heart Association   Risk and Benefit of Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Drug-eluting Coronary Stents: Primary Endpoint Results from the Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Study Presentation Slides (PDF) | Summary Slide (PDF) | ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 4:41 PM CST
Early PCI Is Associated with Short- and Long-Term Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest  Presentation Slides Guillaume Geri -- Cochin Hospital, Paris, France more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 11:16 AM CST
Statewide Implementation of a Standardized Prearrival Telephone CPR Program Is Associated with Increased Bystander CPR and Survival from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest  Presentation Slides Bentley Bobrow -- Arizona Department of Health Services,Phoenix, AZ more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 11:08 AM CST
CS.04: Advanced Cardiovascular Disease: Complications and Challenges   Douglas L. Mann Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO   A Multicenter, Randomized Study Assessing the Efficacy of Left Ventricular Augmentation with Algisyl-LVR in the Treatment of Advanced Heart ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 20, 2013 3:33 PM CST
CS.04: Advanced Cardiovascular Disease: Complications and Challenges   Joerg Schwab University of Bonn Bonn, Germany   Dedicated ICD Programming Reduces the Number of Inappropriate Therapies in a Real World Primary Prevention ICD Population: The DECREASE - Trial   Presentation Slides | Abstract | ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 20, 2013 3:25 PM CST
CS.04: Advanced Cardiovascular Disease: Complications and Challenges   Jeffrey H. Lawson Duke University Durham, NC   First-in-Man Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Tissue Engineered Vascular Graft   Presentation Slides  | Abstract | Presentation Audio | Discussant Audio | Discussant Slides ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 20, 2013 3:10 PM CST