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Science News from ACC 2015

March 14–16, 2015 | San Diego, Calif.


Elliott Antman, MD, president of the American Heart Association, Mark Creager, MD, president-elect, and Bob Bonow, MD, past-president, discuss the potential impact of select science presented at ACC 2015.


Bob Harrington, MD discusses the results of the PEGASUS and PROMISE trials and the implications for clinical practice.

400 - ACC.15 Opening Showcase and the Joint ACC/JACC Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

A Randomized Comparison of Anatomic versus Functional Diagnostic Testing Strategies in Symptomatic Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: Results from the PROMISE Trial (PROspective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of chest pain)
Pamela S. Douglas | Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC

 

Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Prior Heart Attack Using Ticagrelor Compared to Placebo on a Background of Aspirin (PEGASUS) - Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 54
Marc Steven Sabatine | Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA