Latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, science and education to be presented at AHA 2011

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania faculty will be involved in presenting research findings on the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, science, and education at the 2011 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, in Orlando, FL, November 12 - 16, 2011.

To arrange interviews with any of these presenters or other Penn physicians who will be in attendance and can provide outside comment on other sessions, please call 215-796-4829, or email [email protected] All research results are embargoed until the time they are presented during the conference. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time. Please refer to the American Heart Association for embargo policies pertaining to presentations at the Scientific Sessions.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

12:15 PM
Abstract # 52- The Heart of the Matter: Cardiac Arrest and Public Health Information on Twitter
Raina Merchant, MD

12:15 PM
Abstract # 53 - Decoding Twitter: What Does the Public Want to Know About Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation?
Raina Merchant, MD

12:15 PM
Abstract # 65 - Defining Lay Bystanders' Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training and Performance
Audrey L. Blewer, MPH

Monday, November 14, 2011

10:00 AM
Abstract # 10778 - Relation Between Time to Arousal and Neurologic Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest Patients Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia
David Gaieski, MD

11:17 AM
Late Breaking Clinical Trial - Pharmacist Intervention to Prevent Hospitalization and Death in Patients with Heart Failure: A Prospective Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial (HOOPS)
Discussant: Mariell Jessup, MD

2:00 PM
Abstract #8395 - Central Pressure Profiles as Predictors of Incident Cardiovascular Events and Heart Failure: The Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
Julio A. Chirinos, MD

4:00 PM
Abstract # 25307 - Treating Obesity in Primary Care Practice: A Two-Year Randomized Controlled Trial
Thomas Wadden, PhD

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

9:30 AM
Abstract # 12247 - Infections After Cardiac Surgery: Initial Experience from the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network
Michael Acker, MD

11:39 AM
Late Breaking Clinical Trial - Lipid-Modulating Effects of Evacetrapib, a Novel CETP Inhibitor, Administered as Monotherapy or in Combination with the Most Commonly-Used Statins
Discussant: Daniel J. Rader, MD

3:00 PM
Abstract # 10721 - Automated External Defibrillator Availability and CPR Training Among State Police Agencies In The United States
Benjamin Abella, MD

3:00 PM
Abstract # 12996 - Atherogenic Lipoprotein Particle Size and Number Despite Normal Lipid Profiles in Psoriasis
Nehal Mehta, MD

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

10:45 AM
Late Breaking Clinical Trial - Claudication Treatment Comparative Effectiveness: 6 Month Outcomes from the CLEVER Study
Emile Mohler, MD

9:30 AM
Abstract # 14382 - Psoriasis is Associated with Impaired HDL Efflux Despite Normal HDL Levels Compared to Controls
Nehal Mehta, MD

Source: Perelman School of Medicine

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