Top 10 News Stories During 2016

The top news stories of 2016 included new guidelines on peripheral arterial disease and dual antiplatelet therapy; changes to the ACC, including the addition of the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and the transformation of ACC’s governance structure; the hottest trials from the biggest cardiovascular conferences; and more.

Here is a list of the top news stories in 2016:

  1. CMS Finalizes MACRA Regulation Outlining New Medicare Payment System Implementation
  2. Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Joins the ACC
  3. MOC Update: ACC Approved to Provide Part IV Credit; ABIM Considering Society Pathway Option
  4. PARTNER 2A: Rates of Death Similar for High-Risk Patients Undergoing TAVR or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
    New England Journal of Medicine
  5. EXCEL: PCI With EES vs. CABG For Left Main Artery Disease
    New England Journal of Medicine
  6. New PAD Guideline Emphasizes Medical Therapy, Exercise
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  7. PIONEER AF-PCI: Rivaroxaban Plus P2Y12 Inhibitor or DAPT in Post-PCI AFib Patients
    New England Journal of Medicine
  8. Focused Update on the Use of DAPT Released
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  9. ACC Transforms Governance Model to Better Serve Members, Meet Mission
  10. DANISH Trial Shows ICD in Nonischemic HF Does Not Reduce Long-Term Mortality
    New England Journal of Medicine

Clinical Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Anticoagulation Management, Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Geriatric Cardiology, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Noninvasive Imaging, Pericardial Disease, Prevention, Pulmonary Hypertension and Venous Thromboembolism, Sports and Exercise Cardiology, Stable Ischemic Heart Disease, Vascular Medicine, Anticoagulation Management and ACS, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Cardiac Surgery and Arrhythmias, Cardiac Surgery and CHD and Pediatrics, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Failure, Cardiac Surgery and SIHD, Congenital Heart Disease, CHD and Pediatrics and Arrhythmias, CHD and Pediatrics and Imaging, CHD and Pediatrics and Interventions, CHD and Pediatrics and Prevention, Acute Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Interventions and ACS, Interventions and Imaging, Interventions and Structural Heart Disease, Interventions and Vascular Medicine, Angiography, Nuclear Imaging, Sleep Apnea, Sports and Exercise and Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Sports and Exercise and Imaging, Chronic Angina

Keywords: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Anticoagulants, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Metabolic Syndrome X, Angina, Stable, Heart Defects, Congenital, Dyslipidemias, Geriatrics, Heart Failure, Angiography, Diagnostic Imaging, Pericarditis, Secondary Prevention, Hypertension, Pulmonary, Sleep Apnea Syndromes, Sports, Aneurysm

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