ACC.12 Opening Session and Late-Breaking Clinical Trials - Session 300
8-10 a.m. CST
|Effect of Transendocardial Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Delivery on Functional Capacity, Left Ventricular Function and Perfusion in Chronic Ischemic Heart Failure: The FOCUS Randomized Trial |
Emerson C. Perin, MD, PhD, Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network (CCTRN), Houston, Texas
Presentation slides | Summary slide
|Evaluation of a Novel Antiplatelet Agent for Secondary Prevention in Patients with Atherosclerotic Disease: Results of the Thrombin Receptor Antagonist in Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Ischemic Events (TRA 2°P): TIMI 50 Trial |
David A. Morrow, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Video interview | Presentation slides | Summary slide
- In 2009, the total number of inpatient cardiovascular operations and procedures increased 22%, from 6.1 million in 1999 to 7.5 million in 2009.
- About 55% of procedures were performed on men, and 52% were performed on people 65 years of age and older.
- The most common inpatient cardiovascular procedures in 2009 were angioplasty (1.13 million) and cardiac catheterization (1.07 million) accounting for about 30% of all cardiovascular procedures.
Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2012 Update