Science News : ACC 2012 : Tuesday

Updated:Mar 27,2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Joint American College of Cardiology/Journal of the American Medical Association Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Session 308  |  8:00 a.m. CST
acc12_sslides_weintraubSurvival after PCI or CABG in Older Patients with Stable Multivessel Coronary Disease: Results from the ACCF-STS Database Collaboration on the Comparative Effectiveness of Revascularization Strategies
William S. Weintraub, MD, FAHA, American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC
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 acc12_pslides_hoffmann-15Multicenter Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Cardiac CT vs Alternative Triage Strategies in Acute Chest Pain Patients in the Emergency Department: Results from the ROMICAT II Trial
Udo Hoffmann, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital - Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Boston
Presentation slides  |  Summary slide  |  Video interview (English)  |  Video interview (German)
acc12_sslides_selkerResults of the IMMEDIATE (Immediate Myocardial Metabolic Enhancement During Initial Assessment and Treatment in Emergency Care) Trial: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Intravenous Glucose, Insulin, and Potassium (GIK) for Acute Coronary Syndromes in Emergency Medical Services
Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH, IMMEDIATE Trial Investigators, Tufts Medical Center, Boston
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acc12_sslides_sharifi-[Compatibility-Mode]Moderate Pulmonary Embolism Treated with Thrombolysis (MOPETT Study)
Mohsen Sharifi, MD, Arizona Cardiovascular Consultants, Mesa, AZ
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ASCERT - Results from the ACCF-STS Da...


Related Statistics:
  • 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.
  • An estimated 596,000 patients underwent PCI procedures in the United States in 2009. 
  • In 2009, in the United States, 242,000 patients underwent a total of 416,000 coronary artery bypass procedures.
  • Among cardiovascular patients younger than 45 years, the most common procedure is cardiac catheterization.
  • Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2012 Update


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