ACC Middle East 2022 Together with 13th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress to Highlight Emerging Trends, Contemporary Best Practices for CVD Prevention

The annual conference will discuss evidence-based strategies for improving heart health of CVD patients, particularly focusing on the needs of Middle East patients

Contact: Katie Glenn, ,

DUBAI, UAE (Sep 29, 2022) -

The American College of Cardiology and Emirates Cardiac Society will host ACC Middle East 2022 Together with 13th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from October 7-9, 2022. The annual conference will bring together cardiac care teams in the Middle East region with global cardiovascular experts to examine emerging trends, evidence-based strategies and contemporary best practices for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease.

“The annual Emirates Cardiac Society congress is one of the biggest meetings in the region. This year we are proud to partner with the ACC for the third time to produce a state-of-the-art conference,” said Wael A. Almahmeed, MD, FACC, UAE Vice Chair of the conference and a consultant cardiologist at the Heart and Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. “We have five tracks covering all the subspecialties of cardiology and including the latest in late-breaking science.”

Khaled M. Ziada, MD, FACC, and Wael A. Almahmeed, MD, FACC, will serve as Vice Chairs for the conference. Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, will present the Opening Plenary Session, “Role of Imagenomics in Enhancing Cardiovascular Health Throughout the Lifespan.” Other plenaries will focus on the following key topics:

  • Top Takeaways From the Latest Guidelines: Chest Pain and Coronary Revascularization
  • The Highlights of the 2022 ACC/AHA/HFSA Guidelines For Management of Heart Failure
  • Lipid Lowering Therapy Beyond Statins
  • Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology

All attendees will have access to the interactive learning lab, featuring a hands-on echo simulation, challenging clinical case discussions, Heart Songs 5, ECG Drill & Practice, and more.

Contact Katie Glenn at to receive embargoed copies of the abstracts or apply for media credentials. All posters are embargoed until Monday, October 3, 2022, at 12 a.m. ET/8 a.m. Gulf Standard Time. Below is a selection of posters being presented at the conference:

  • Ivabradine effects on COVID-19 induced postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
  • Do Middle Eastern Women with Atrial Fibrillation Have Worse Baseline Clinical Profiles and One-Year Cardiovascular [Events] Compared with Men? The Jordan Atrial Fibrillation Study
  • Impact of the Morning vs. Evening Dosing of Antihypertensive Drugs on 24 Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure
  • The effect of lavender aromatherapy on anxiety reduction in cardiovascular patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
  • Association of grain intake and premature coronary artery disease: Iranian Premature Coronary Artery Disease Study

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The American College of Cardiology envisions a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes. As the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team, the mission of the College and its more than 56,000 members is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC bestows credentials upon cardiovascular professionals who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College also provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research through its world-renowned JACC Journals, operates national registries to measure and improve care, and offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions. For more, visit 


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