MHIF Researchers at the Podium: American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2020 World Congress Virtual Highlights

April 3, 2020

The passion of health care providers and professional organizations to advance medicine is clear when you see the outcomes of the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2020 World Congress that was held virtually on  March 28-30.

All of the vital science and education that make this conference a key event for many cardiovascular experts each year is available online (through on demand) through June 2020 here.

Research shared at this meeting ranges from trending data reports to insights into treatment protocols and data from new medications and devices. Thanks to 66 MHIF/MHI Physicians, Fellows and staff, MHIF fulfilled its ongoing commitment to share the results of MHIF research:

 

  • 50 total presentations
  • 31 Poster board Abstracts
  • 7 Moderated or Oral Abstracts
  • 11 Talks and Podium Presentations
Unveiling Outcomes in Coexisting Severe Aortic Stenosis and Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis

  • Moderated poster presentation with Dr. Joao Cavalcante

Cardiac MRI in Assessment of Cardiomyopathy: What it Can and Can’t Do

  • Presentation by Dr. Joao Cavalcante

Intravascular Ultrasound Use for Stent Optimization and 1-Year Outcomes in Patients Undergoing CTO-PCI: Insights from the Progress-CTO Registry         

  • Moderated poster presentation with Drs. Evangelia Vemmou, Santiago Garcia, Michael Megaly, Mohamed Omer, Larissa Stanberry, Iosif Xenogiannis, Ilias Nikolakopoulos, Bavana Rangan, M. Nicholas Burke, Emmanouil Brilakis

Acquisition of Diagnostic Echocardiographic Images by Novices Using a Deep Learning Based Image Guidance Algorithm

  • Moderated poster presentation by Dr. Richard Bae

Pre-Operative Care for Non-Cardiac Surgery: Emerging Strategies and Ongoing Controversies

  • Panelist Dr. Santiago Garcia

Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring Effectively Guides Management to Reduce Heart Failure Hospitalizations in Patients with Obesity

  • Moderated poster presentation by Dr. Mosi Bennett

Pulmonary Hypertension with Severe Aortic Stenosis: Hemodynamic Characteristics Before and After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

  • Moderated poster presentation with Drs. Eric R. Fenstad, Christopher Gitter, Sarah Schwager, Miranda Kunz, Larissa Stanberry

Stent Loss During LAD CTO PCI: The Importance of Lesion Preparation   

  • Presentation by Drs. Michael Megaly, Emmanouil Brilakis

I’m Stuck: Complex PCI – Solutions to Common Problems

  • Co-chair Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis

Clinical Outcomes of Anterior STEMI Patients Eligible for the Door to Unload Trial        

  • Moderated poster presentation with Drs. Santiago Garcia, Christian Schmidt, Ross Garberich, Scott W. Sharkey

Strategies for Difficult to Cross Lesions: A Case Based Approach

  • Presentation by Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis

Management of Complications for Multivessel PCI: No Free Lunch in Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

  • Presentation by Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis

Aortic Dissection Related to Pregnancy: The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)

  • Moderated poster presentation by Dr. Kevin Harris

Contemporary Trends in Surgical Rheumatic Valve Disease in a Carribbean Nation: A Multicenter Experience

  • Moderated poster presentation with Dr. Santiago Garcia

Evolution of Acute Intramural Hematoma  

  • Moderated poster presentation with Dr. Kevin Harris

Flow Reserve Assessed by Flow Rate but not by Stroke Volume Predicts Mortality in Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis

  • Presentation by Dr. Joao Cavalcante

Long-Term Outcomes After Emergency Revascularization for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

  • Presentation by Drs. Christina Thaler, Meagan Nowariak, Christian Schmidt, Elizabeth Grey, Timothy D. Henry, Scott W. Sharkey

Tricuspid Valve Clipping: Triluminate Study

  • Presentation by Dr. Paul Sorajja

MINOCA: A Show and Tell with the Experts

  • Panelist Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis

Who are the Best Candidates for TMVR?

  • Presentation by Dr. Paul Sorajja

 

Thank you to the 66 MHIF/MHI Physicians, Fellows, & Staff who were engaged in sharing MHIF research:

  • 31 MHI Physicians
  • 5 Clinical Fellows and Residents
  • 13 MHIF Staff Members
  • 8 International Scholars
  • 7 MHIF Interns
  • 2 Allina Staff Members