ACC Latin America 2022 Together With CardioAcademic Focuses on Global Collaboration

This weekend, the ACC and CardioAcademic will host ACC Latin America 2022 Together with CardioAcademic in Mexico City. The event will bring the Latin American cardiology community together to examine emerging trends and evidence-based strategies for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease, as well as present exciting new research being done in the region. ACC Vice President B. Hadley Wilson, MD, FACC, and ACC Assembly of International Governors Past Chair Erick Alexanderson, MD, FACC, will serve as co-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, “New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Health: From the Heart to the Brain.” Other key sessions will examine the top cardiovascular complications of COVID-19, beginning primary prevention of cardiovascular disease through childhood education and the care of cardio-oncology patients.

In addition to educational sessions, new science will also be presented. Highlights include:

  • Risk Factor Control After an Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Cannabidiol and Coronary Syndromes, a Systematic Review
  • Circadian Rhythm and Metabolic Disorders in Hypertensive Patients
  • A Practical Method to Measure Heart Rate Variability in Older Adults Coping with Stress from Venezuela, a Country Collapsed by Severe Humanitarian Crisis and COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Educational Intervention on Coronary Risk Factors in Young Patients

“ACC‘s Vision is a world where science knowledge and innovation optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes and what better way than getting together at ACC Latin America regional conference paired with CardioAcademic in Mexico City,” Wilson said. “These are two great meeting venues joined together for the best Latin America regional conference with cardiovascular thought leaders, along with other leaders in the Americas creating a dynamic exchange of leading-edge knowledge and practical networking. We’re sure attendees will find plenty to take home and put into practice for their patients.”

Learn more about ACC Latin America 2022 Together with CardioAcademic.

Clinical Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes, COVID-19 Hub, Prevention

Keywords: Adaptation, Psychological, Brain, Neoplasms, Metabolic Diseases, Primary Prevention, Risk Factors, Cardiology, Venezuela, Pandemics, Circadian Rhythm, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Heart Rate, Mexico, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cannabidiol, COVID-19, Latin America, ACC International

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