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ACC 2019

Here you will find the highlights of the ACC 2019, held on March 16-18 in New Orleans, USA.

ACC 2019 | Infartarse muy joven o 10 años después no cambia la mortalidad a largo plazo

ACC 2019 | Having an Infarction at Very Young Age or 10 Years Later Does Not Change Long-Term Mortality
Patients who suffered their first coronary event before turning 40 years old have similar long-term mortality to those who experienced it even 10 years later, according to the YOUNG-MI ...

ACC 2019 | SAFARI: sorpresivamente, el acceso radial no ofrece ventajas en el infarto

ACC 2019 | SAFARI: Unexpectedly, Radial Approach Offers No Benefits In STEMI
This study was not able to show benefits in terms of mortality or bleeding when using radial vs. femoral approach in patients undergoing ST elevation myocardial Infarction. This small ...

ACC 2019 | STOPDAPT-2: Monoterapia con P2Y12 luego de un corto período de doble antiagregación post angioplastia

ACC 2019 | STOPDAPT-2: P2Y12 Monotherapy After Short-Term Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Angioplasty
Aspirin is against the ropes: first, it was primary prevention; now, its use is being reconsidered even in relation to angioplasty. There might be paradigm changes as regards antiplatelet therapy ...

ACC 2019 | SMART-CHOICE: la aspirina cada vez más “contra las cuerdas”

ACC 2019 | SMART-CHOICE: Aspirin Increasingly “Against the Ropes”
This work (presented during the same American College of Cardiology [ACC] 2019 Scientific Session as the STOPDAPT-2 trial) enrolled 2993 patients who underwent angioplasty with current-generation ...

ACC 2019 | POET: los antibióticos vía oral con buenos resultados a largo plazo en endocarditis

ACC 2019 | AUGUSTUS: Apixaban Plus P2Y12 Inhibitor Is the Best Combination in Atrial Fibrillation and Angioplasty
Aspirin increases bleeding with no ischemic benefit, but a trend toward more stent thrombosis with placebo warrants further studies. Patients with atrial fibrillation who receive an ...

ACC 2019 | Las nuevas guías de prevención primaria ACC/AHA con foco en estilo de vida, dieta y factores socioeconómicos.

ACC 2019 | The New ACC/AHA Guidelines on Primary Prevention Focus on Life Style, Diet and Socioeconomic Factors.
These guidelines basically remind us that we should focus on life style changes to best prevent heart disease, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. These changes, of course, should be permanent. ...

ACC 2019 | TAVI en bicúspides es seguro y factible en pacientes seleccionados del mundo real

ACC 2019 | TAVR in Bicuspids is Safe and Feasible in Real World Patients
Experts still won’t agree on whether to carry out randomized trial to put an end to this discussion, but it seems clear that balloon expandable TAVR is valid only for certain anatomies.   ...

ACC 2019 | POET: los antibióticos vía oral con buenos resultados a largo plazo en endocarditis

ACC 2019 | POET: Oral Antibiotics with Good Long-Term Results for Endocarditis
This work found better survival rates with oral treatment, an outcome that may be credited to shorter hospital stays and the subsequent reduction of complications related to them. A ...

ACC 2019 | PARTNER 3: TAVI en bajo riesgo con menos eventos al año que la cirugía

ACC 2019 | PARTNER 3: Low Risk TAVR vs. Surgery, Fewer Events per Year
Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. TAVR has largely been shown superior or non-inferior in high or intermediate risk patients.  Indeed, the development of new technologies, the more simplified ...

ACC 2019 | Prometedores resultados para el TAVI en bajo riesgo

ACC 2019 | TAVR in Low-Risk Patients Is Noninferior
Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Self-expanding supraannular aortic valves have proved to be superior to surgery in high-risk patients and noninferior in intermediate-risk patients. However, ...

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