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American Heart Association (AHA) 2013 Scientific Sessions

November 16 - 20, 2013; Dallas, Texas

This coverage is not sanctioned by, nor a part of, the American Heart Association.

The Cardiology Show

AHA 2013: Top Trial Hits and Misses from Dr Valentin Fuster and Panel
This year's Cardiology Show tackles ENGAGE-AF, STREAM, COAG, CTSN-MR, TOPCAT, and EU-PACT, but prevention with a personal touch is the key, according to Dr Fuster and panelists Drs Mega, Ohman, Harrington, Robinson, and Yancy.

Meeting Highlights at a Glance

Top News From AHA 2013: Slideshow
Highlights include release of (and controversy) over the new ACC/AHA risk calculator, plus data from TOPCAT, CORAL, EU-PACT and COAG, ENGAGE-AF TIMI-48, and more.

Conference News

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Perspectives from AHA

What Can We Learn From a Negative Trial?
Shelley Wood;
Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH;
E. Magnus Ohman, MD

Genotype-Guided Drug Therapy
Robert Harrington, MD, Jessica Mega, MD, MPH, E. Magnus Ohman, MD, Jennifer Robinson, MD

Dr. Clyde Yancy on Recent Heart Failure Studies
Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD;
Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc

The RADAR-AF Trial: Take Another Look
John M. Mandrola, MD;
Felipe Atienza, MD, PhD

Cholesterol Guidelines and CV Risk Calculator Clarifications
Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc;
Robert A. Harrington, MD;
Jennifer G. Robinson, MD

Lessons From the Resuscitation Sessions at AHA
Lance B. Becker, MD;
Graham Nichol, MD, MPH

Integrating Novel Oral Anticoagulants Into Clinical Practice
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD;
Seth Bilazarian, MD

COAG: Does Genetic Testing Help With Warfarin Dosing?
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

Keeping Positive About Negative Trials at National Heart Meetings
Seth Bilazarian, MD

The Future for NOACs in Light of ENGAGE-AF
E. Magnus Ohman, MD;
Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH

Guest Christian Ruff: ENGAGE-AF and NOAC Meta-analysis
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD;
Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH

What Do CORAL and ERASE Mean for Peripheral Intervention?
Seth Bilazarian, MD;
Mark A. Creager, MD

Who's at Risk? A Defense of the CV Risk Calculator
Sidney C. Smith Jr, MD;
Shelley Wood

Previous Coverage

AHA 2012

AHA 2011

AHA 2010