12th Annual Meeting

12th Annual Meeting

12th Annual Meeting

Conference agenda

Thank you for making the 2016 KY-ACC Annual Meeting and Scientific Session a resounding success! This year’s event welcomed 275 attendees and featured more than 30 sessions, including nationally renowned speakers, and a comprehensive echocardiography course suite offering didactic and hands-on sessions with live patient cases. Please visit kentuckyacc.org to download all available presentations and handouts.

In addition to the robust educational program, 35 exhibitors were on hand to provide information about the latest innovations in cardiologic care. KY-ACC thanks our industry partners for their support of KY-ACC 2016!

Heart and Soul

KY-ACC accepted 15 poster presentations for the 2016 Scientific Meeting. Recognized abstracts include the following:

1st Place: Talha Farid, M.D. & Abdur Kahn, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Human Cardiac Mesenchymal Cells Derived Extracellular Vesicles Promote Angiogenesis Through Angiopoietin – TIE2 Signaling.”

2nd Place: Rahul Annabathula, M.D., Mattew Sousa, M.D., Michael Jesinger, M.D., & Natan Kraitman, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Reduce Mortality in Sepsis Related Troponin Elevation with Statin and Beta Adrenergic Blockade.”

3rd Place: Abdur Khan, M.D., & Talha Farid, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Impact of Cell Therapy on Myocardial Perfusion and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Angina Refractory to Medical Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.”

3rd Place: Tara Shrout, B.A. — Abstract Title: “Platelet Function and Biomarker Analysis as Clinical Signatures for Bleeding and Stroke Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Outcome and Predictors.”

3rd Place: Tarek Alsaied, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Long-Term Mortality Risk After Fontan Procedures: A Systematic Review.”