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ACCEL Lite: Featured ACCEL Interviews on Exciting CV Research

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

Jun 22, 2021

The causes of heart attacks are shifting in this era of better control of cholesterol, blood pressure, and smoking and fewer instances of fatty plaque rupturing and causing blood clots. But a different cause of clots seems to be on the rise: superficial erosion. The underlying cause of clots is a hot research...

Jun 15, 2021

Atrial fibrillation and heart failure coexist in many patients; what is the best management plan for them? In this interview, Uma Narasimhan Srivatsa, MBBS, FACC; Anthony Tang, MD; and Anthony J. Mazzella, MD, discuss RAFT-AF (A Randomized Ablation-Based Atrial Fibrillation Rhythm Control Versus Rate Control Trial in...

Jun 8, 2021

Severe aortic stenosis may go unrecognized, and therefore untreated, in the setting of a low gradient, even if all data point to the existence of a low-flow, low-gradient state and a severe degree of stenosis. In this interview, Mirvat Alasnag, MB, BCH, FACC; Patricia Pellikka, MD, FACC; and Matt Cavender, MD, MPH, FACC,...