ACC.13 | Mar. 9 -11, 2013 | San Francisco, Calif.
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ACC.13 Late-Breaking Clinical Trials II – Session 301
8–9:30 a.m. PDT (UTC-08 hours)
Early High-Dose Rosuvastatin for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy Prevention in Acute Coronary Syndrome
Anna Toso, MD, Milan, Italy
Presentation slides | Summary slide | Video interview |Interview MP3 (download)
PARTNER 2, Cohort B
A Randomized Evaluation of the SAPIEN XT Transcatheter Valve System in Patients with Aortic Stenosis who are not Candidates for Surgery
Martin Leon, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Comparison of DK crush versus culotte stenting for unprotected distal left main bifurcation lesions: Results from a multicenter, randomized, prospective DKCRUSH-III study
Junjie Zhang, MD, Nanjing First Hospital, China
Summary slide | Video interview (English) | Video interview (Chinese) |
Interview MP3 - English (download) | Interview MP3 - Chinese (download)
ACC.13 Late-Breaking Clinical Trials II - Session 302
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. PDT (UTC-08 hours)
Early Administration of Eplerenone in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Without Heart Failure: Results of the Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled REMINDER Trial
Gilles Montalescot, MD, Pitié-Salpétrière Hospital, Paris
Presentation slides | Summary slide | Video interview | Interview MP3 (download)
Randomized Comparison of High-dose Oral Vitamins vs.Placebo in the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy - vitamin arm of TACT
Gervasio Lamas, MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center
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- In 2010, the total number of inpatient cardiovascular operations and procedures increased 28%, from 6.0 million in 2000 to 7.6 million in 2010.
- About 58% of procedures were performed on men, and 51% were performed on people 65 years of age and older.
- The most common inpatient cardiovascular procedures in 2010 were cardiac catheterization (1.03 million) and angioplasty (955,000) accounting for about 26% of all cardiovascular procedures.
Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2013 Update
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