DCRI thought leaders contributed their thought leadership to the joint 2020 ACC Scientific Sessions (ACC) and World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) virtual conference March 28 through March 30. The unique format provided visitors to the site with open access to late-breaking clinical trials, high-impact presentations, e-abstracts, slides on-demand, and more. All content will remain available to the public for 90-days. DCRI presentations and content are noted below. Learn about DCRI's involvement and insights into practice-changing cardiovascular clinical research.
Duke/DCRI Presentations and eContent
Saturday, March 28, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CT
All Channels: 402. Joint American College of Cardiology and Journal of American College of Cardiology Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
- The VICTORIA (Vericiguat Global Study In Subjects With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction) Trial | DCRI Collaborators: Manesh Patel, MD, and Kevin Anstrom, PhD
- Rivaroxaban For Prevention Of Cardiovascular And Limb Events After Lower Extremity Revascularization: Primary Results Of The Voyager Pad Randomized Trial | DCRI Collaborator: Manesh Patel, MD
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT
Hot Topics Channel: 403. Featured Clinical Research I
- Practice Factors Affecting Cardiologists’ Wellbeing: The American College Of Cardiology 2019 Well Being Study | DCRI Collaborator: Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC, FASE, FAHA
Sunday, March 29, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CT
Hot Topics Channel: 405. Joint American College of Cardiology and New England Journal of Medicine Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
- A Composite Metric For Benchmarking Site Performance In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Results From The STS/ACC TVT Registry | DCRI Collaborators: Sean O’Brien, PhD, and Sreekanth Vemulpalli, MD
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. CT
Hot Topics Channel: 409. Featured Clinical Research II: Interventional
- How Long To Continue Aspirin After ACS/PCI In Patients With Atrial Fibrillation? Insights From AUGUSTUS | DCRI Presenter: John Alexander, MD, MHS, FACC; DCRI Collaborators: Renato Lopes, MD, PhD, Christopher Granger, MD, and Laine Thomas, PhD; Session Chair: Magnus Ohman, MBBS
Education Channel: 916. Young Investigator Awards
- 916. Clinical Investigations: Clinical Investigations | DCRI Co-Chair: Robert Mentz, MD
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. CT
Hot Topics Channel: 406. Late-Breaking Clinical Trials III
Education Channel: 917. Young Investigator Awards: Outcomes Research
- 917. Outcomes Research: Clinical Investigations | DCRI Co-Chairs: Lesley Curtis, PhD, and Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS
Monday, March 30, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CT
Education Channel: Session: 908. FIT Forum: Stump the Professor
- 908-11. All That Glitters is Not Gold | Duke Presenter: Yodying Kaolawanich, MD; Duke Collaborator: Han Kim, MD
10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. CT
Hot Topics Channel: 412. Featured Clinical Research III
DCRI faculty contributed their expertise as authors on the following virtual poster presentations. Click the number of each title to visit the respective page for each presentation on the ACC/WCC website.
- 909-14 - Variation in Myocardial Infarction Rates by Type and Definition in the ISCHEMIA Trial
- 1002-11 - Clinical Characteristics of 'Failing' Adult Fontan Patients Across 14 Centers: A Report From The FOSTER Study
- 1036-03 - Different Spectrum of Adverse Events In Patients with Non-Obstructive Versus Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: Insights from the Prospective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation Of Chest Pain (PROMISE) Trial
- 1053-03 - Influence of Sex on the Prognostic Impact of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quantification of Functional Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
- 1054-09 - Alirocumab and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Women After an Acute Coronary Syndrome: An ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial Analysis
DCRI faculty also contributed to 44 additional posters.
View all ACC/WCC eAbstracts here.
Convocation and Awards
Congratulations to the newly designated Duke University fellows of the ACC:
- Adam DeVore, MD, FACC
- Camille Frazier-Mills, MD, FACC
- Nishant Shah, MD, FACC
A special congratulations to Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC. The ACC recognized the significant impact her leadership and vision have made on the organization by renaming the Distinguished Award for Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion in her honor and bestowing it upon her for 2020.
DCRI News from ACC.20/WCC
ACC 2020: AUGUSTUS Secondary Analysis Weighs Risks and Benefits of Aspirin Therapy in Specific Patient PopulationMarch 29, 2020 – The secondary analysis suggests that for patients with atrial fibrillation on oral anticoagulation with a recent acute coronary syndrome and/or percutaneous coronary intervention, the use of aspirin for up to 30 days results in an equal ...
- March 29, 2020 – A novel composite risk model showed that 11 percent of sites had worse-than-expected performance, with patients experiencing higher rates of stroke, major bleeding, kidney injury, and paravalvular leak in the 30 days after undergoing a transcatheter ...
- March 29, 2020 – The award honors Douglas’ work in diversity and inclusion in the field of cardiology. A DCRI faculty member received a Distinguished Award at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions this ...
- March 28, 2020 – The DCRI’s Manesh Patel, MD, who was a member of the steering committee for this late-breaking clinical trial, has been working for years to determine the best treatment strategies for patients with peripheral artery disease. Findings presented ...
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