Clinical Research in Cardiology

, Volume 103, Issue 8, pp 591–597

Hotline update of clinical trials and registries presented at the American College of Cardiology Congress 2014

  • Dirk Westermann
  • Reinhold Kreutz
  • Claudius Jacobshagen
Clinical Trial Updates and Hotline Sessions


This article provides information and commentaries on trials which were presented at the Hotline and Clinical Trial Update Sessions during the Late Breaking Clinical Trial Sessions at the 63rd annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Washington, USA, from 29th to 31st March 2014. This article gives an overview on a number of novel clinical trials in the field of cardiovascular medicine, which were presented. Comprehensive summaries have been generated from the oral presentation and the webcasts of the American College of Cardiology, similar to as previously reported and should provide the readers with the most comprehensive information of relevant publications. The discussed studies are US CoreValve, Choice, Symplcity-HTN-3, GRS, ZEUS, GIPS-III, HEAT-PPCI, COPR-2, MSC-HF, POISE-2, SIRS. The data were presented by leading experts in the field.


US CoreValve Symplcity-HTN-3 GIPS-III COPR-2 POISE-2 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Westermann
    • 1
  • Reinhold Kreutz
    • 2
  • Claudius Jacobshagen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of General and Interventional CardiologyUniversity Heart Center Hamburg EppendorfHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Pharmacology and ToxicologyCharité-Universitätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Clinic for Cardiology and PneumologyGeorg-August-UniversityGöttingenGermany

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