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ACC Annual Scientific Session

San Francisco, CA | March 9–11, 2013

ACC.13 | San Francisco, CA | March 9–11, 2013
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Thursday March 14 2013

  • Weight Loss Plus CPAP Lowers BP

    SAN FRANCISCO — A combined intervention of weight loss and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is better at mitigating hypertension in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea than either therapy on its own, researchers reported here.

Tuesday March 12 2013

  • CardioSourceNews From ACC.13

  • PTSD Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

    SAN FRANCISCO — Patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder have a higher incidence of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome than people without the disorder, increasing their risk of heart disease and diabetes, researchers reported here.

Monday March 11 2013

Sunday March 10 2013

Saturday March 9 2013

Friday March 8 2013

  • High-, Low-Tech Approach Can Cut BP in Urban Poor

    SAN FRANCISCO — A telemedicine program in underserved urban areas and usual care helped patients improve control of hypertension equally well, researchers reported here.

  • Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke in Never Smokers Is a Significant Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Calcification

Thursday March 7 2013

  • Managing Hypertension in Urban Underserved Subjects Using Telemedicine

  • More Adults Hospitalized for Heart Defects

    SAN FRANCISCO — Hospitalizations of adults with congenital heart disease are growing at a faster rate than those of children, researchers found.

  • Eyes Are on Watchman, Niacin

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device and details from a failed niacin trial will be in the spotlight when the American College of Cardiology meeting kicks off Saturday.

Friday March 1 2013