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ACC.22 - American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions

02/04/2022 01:00 04/04/2022 01:00 Europe/Paris ACC.22 - American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions

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The European Society of Cardiology will be participating in the Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology with one Joint Scientific Session with the ESC and one with the European Heart Journal.

Sunday 3 April 2022

ESC/ACC Joint Session - Seismic Changes in Novel Therapies for CVD Management and Risk Reduction: International Perspectives

Session Description: This session will include perspectives from international thought leaders on newer therapies and devices and issues in implementation in clinical practice: availability and access, costs, ethnic/racial variations in response/side effects of therapies/devices, healthcare disparities, impact on international clinical practice guidelines. Experts will help to answer the questions “Where are we?” and “Are we there yet?”.


Stephan Achenbach (Germany), Dipti Itchhaporia, (USA)

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM U.S. Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00) Room 151A
15 minutes

PCSK9 is the Target: What’s the Best Therapy?

This presentation will focus on the role of monoclonal antibodies and the newer siRNA therapy, Inclisiran (recently approved in Europe), in ASCVD risk reduction and management of FH.

Ulf Landmesser, Germany
15 minutes

Monitoring and Me, Myself, and I: Wearables and Remote Monitoring Devices in Clinical Practice.

This presentation will consider wearable devices/remote monitoring and their role in the outpatient setting.

Edward Fry, USA
15 minutes

A Misfolded Mess: Contemporary Approaches to ATTR-Cardiomyopathy

This presentation will consider diagnosis and management of ATTR-CM and the role of tafamidis/tafamidis meglumine in management of disease.

Perry Elliott, United Kingdom
15 minutes

The Road Less Traveled: Diabetes Therapies en route to Heart Failure Superstars

In this presentation, speaker will consider the role of the SGLT2i/GLP1-RA in heart failure (HFrEF and HFpEF) in patients without diabetes.

Mary Norine Walsh, USA
 15 minutes Panel Discussion / Q&A All speakers


Monday 4 April 2022

The European Heart Journal's Year in Cardiovascular Medicine: Joint Symposium of the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology II - at ACC.22.


Filippo Crea (Italy), Dipti Itchhaporia (USA)

8:30 am - 9:45 am U.S. Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00)  Room 143A
15 minutes Heart Failure Johann Bauersach, Germany
15 minutes Arrhythmias DJ Lakkireddy, USA
15 minutes Ischemic Heart Disease Rasha Al-Lamee, United Kingdom
15 minutes Dyslipidemia Vera Bittner, USA
15 minutes Panel Discussion / Q&A All speakers

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