American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 245–248 | Cite as

67th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology: 10–12 March 2018; Orlando, FL, USA

  • Amitabh Prakash
Meeting Report

The Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) is one of the largest cardiology congresses, and the 67th Annual Scientific Sessions were held in Orlando, FL, USA, from 10 to 12 March 2018.

Founded in 1949, the ACC is a non-profit medical society that strives to improve healthcare delivery to patients with cardiovascular disease. The society comprises 50 chapters, one for each US state, and its 52,000 members are primarily cardiovascular healthcare professionals, including generalist and specialist physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and healthcare practice managers.

The 67th Annual Scientific Sessions showcased the results of 20 important clinical trials in five Late-Breaking Clinical Trial sessions, and there were 18 presentations in three Featured Clinical Research sessions.

There was much of interest presented at the meeting. This report briefly summarizes late-breaking clinical trials that are, in the opinion of this author, most likely to have an immediate...



Amitabh Prakash has no potential conflicts of interest that might be relevant to the contents of this manuscript. He would like to thank the American College of Cardiology for the opportunity to attend this congress.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AdisAucklandNew Zealand

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