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ACCEL Lite: Featured ACCEL Interviews on Exciting CV Research

Jul 27, 2021

Observational studies suggest a benefit with PCI in patients with HF, but randomized data comparing PCI versus medical therapy or PCI versus coronary artery bypass grafting on outcomes and myocardial recovery are lacking. In this interview, Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC; Puja Parikh, MD, MPH, FACC; and Maya Ignaszewski, MD, discuss a...


Jul 20, 2021

The new universal heart failure (HF) definition will be easier for patients and clinicians to understand and will provide standardization across different societies. In this interview, Allen Taylor, MD, FACC; Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FACC; and Michelle Kelsey, MD, discuss the new definition and stages of HF and their impacts....


Jul 13, 2021

Many patients will undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in their lifetimes. It is important to know that, in most cases, it is possible to perform these scans on patients with a pacemaker as long as appropriate precautions are taken. In this interview, Joseph Marine, MD, MBA, FACC; Andrea Russo, MD, FACC; and Zain...


Jul 6, 2021

In this interview, Kim Williams MD, MACC; John William “Bill” McEvoy, MB, BCh, MHS; and Michelle Kelsey, MD, discuss whether to use aspirin for primary prevention in adults >70 years old with subclinical atherosclerosis. Like what you hear? Get 20 episodes a month with CME/MOC credit at


Jun 29, 2021

In this interview, Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, and Gregory Piazza, MD, FACC, discuss what you need to know about hypercoagulability in a nutshell. For 20+ insider interviews like these every month with CME/MOC credit, subscribe to ACCEL at www.ACC.org/ACCEL.