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
|Survival 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
Summary slide | Video interview
|Multicenter 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)
|Results 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
|Moderate Pulmonary Embolism Treated with Thrombolysis (MOPETT Study)|
Mohsen Sharifi, MD, Arizona Cardiovascular Consultants, Mesa, AZ
- 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