During the ACC 19th Scientific Sessions Meeting in New Orleans in March, our visiting researcher Associate Professor Katsuji Inoue from Japan, presented two abstracts titled “Left Atrial Strain as a Surrogate Marker of Atrial Chamber Stiffness” and “Reduced Left Atrial Reservoir Strain at Rest Predicts Elevated Left Ventricular Filling Pressure During Exercise”, where the latter was selected as a moderated poster under the non-invasive imaging session in addition to being introduced in the Echocardiography Highlights Session at the ACC 2019.
Professor Otto Smiseth held an interesting and important talk on guidelines in diastology on March 17th. The talk was titled ”Diastology: Please Simplify the Guidelines for Me!”.
American College of Cardiology was founded in the late 1940’s and throughout the years its mission has been to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health. The College, with its 52 000 members, is a place for cardiovascular professionals to learn, grow and share knowledge, and will remain so, as stated on the ACC webpage.