WHAT: Leading cardiovascular disease specialists from Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, one of the nation’s top-ranked programs in cardiology and cardiac surgery, will present new research, moderate disease-specific panels and wrap up the year in heart disease research during the American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Session (ACC.21).
Hosted virtually, ACC.21, one of the world’s premier meetings for cardiovascular health professionals and researchers, will feature late-breaking clinical research and education across 11 learning pathways in an engaging and interactive forum providing the latest practice-changing updates in care. Journalists interested in AAC.21 may contact Nicole Napoli, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN: May 15-17, 2021
PRESENTATION SCHEDULE - TIMES, TITLES AND AUTHORS:
May 15, 12:15–1:45 p.m. - LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACTS ON HYPERTROPHIC MYOPATHY (HCM)
Matthew Martinez, MD, Medical Director, Sports Cardiology and Co-Director, Chanin T. Mast Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, Morristown Medical Center
May 16, 10:45-11:30 a.m.- BIOMARKERS OF CARDIAC DAMAGE AND STRETCH BUT NOT LEFT VENTRICULAR MASS ALONE IDENTIFY PATIENTS WITH A MALADAPTIVE RESPONSE TO AORTIC STENOSIS AT INCREASED RISK OF MORTALITY
Linda Gillam, MD Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Medical Director, Cardiovascular Service Line, Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System
May 16, 1:15 – 2:00 p.m. - RACIAL DISPARITIES IN SHORT-TERM OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE USING WATCHMAN DEVICE
Omar Abdelfattah, MD, Resident (lead author), Philippe Géneréux, MD, Co-Director, Structural Heart Program, Morristown Medical Center (co-author)
May 17, 9:45-10:30 a.m. - AORTIC INTIMAL DISRUPTION AFTER TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT
Anuj Mediratta, MD, Islamiyat Babs Animashaun, Fellow (lead author), Philippe Genereux, MD, Leo Marcoff, MD, Konstantinos Koulogiannis, MD, Seth Uretsky, MD, Robert Kipperman, John Brown III, MD, Linda Gillam, MD, Morristown Medical Center
May 17, 10:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.- HIGHLIGHTED ORIGINAL RESEARCH: VALVULAR HEART DISEASE AND THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Linda Gillam, MD, Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Medical Director, Cardiovascular Service Line, Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System: Session co-chair
May 17, 1:30-1:40 p.m. - KNOWLEDGE RETENTION AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
Jordan Safirstein, MD, Director of Transradial Catheterization, Morristown Medical Center (lead author). Co-authors: Stephanie Chiu, MPH, Lise Cooper, DMH, Mildred Ortu Kowalski, PhD, Maan Harb, MD, Alexandra Levine, MD
On-Demand Recorded Sessions
May 24, 8:00-9:00 a.m. - MRI IS THE FINAL TEST TO DIFFERENTIATE PATHOLOGY FROM SUPRA-PHYSIOLOGY IN IMAGING OF ATHLETES
Matthew Martinez, MD, Medical Director, Sports Cardiology and Co-Director, Chanin T. Mast Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, Morristown Medical Center: Sole author
About Heart Care at Atlantic Health System
Morristown Medical Center, the hub of heart care at Atlantic Health System, is one of the top 40 programs in the country for Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (U.S. News & World Report) and one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care (Healthgrades).
Their expert team presents research across the world and is comprised of interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, heart failure experts, advanced imagers and cardiac surgeons.
The program also offers specialty care in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sports cardiology, cardio-oncology, and heart disease in women. The team works closely with community cardiologists who provide a medical home for patients with heart disease.
Atlantic Health System Heart Care is focused on offering minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures that help patients return to their lives faster. The state’s largest valve replacement/repair program offers valve therapy options for the aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves, and is helping advance the radial (wrist) approach for coronary procedures streamlining care with the addition of a new lounge for post-procedure recovery.
Morristown Medical Center is home to the largest cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology programs in New Jersey and offers the most up-to-date cardiac imaging technologies available.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of more than 17,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including seven hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.
Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.
Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs through 16 urgent care centers, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere Virtual Visits. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.
Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of seven regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across five health systems in the region.
Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.