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ACCEL Lite: Featured ACCEL Interviews on Exciting CV Research

Jul 26, 2022

Death due to pulmonary embolism remains high, despite increased attention and advances in various medications and treatment techniques. Surgical treatment of acute PE is safe and highly effective at saving lives.

In this interview, Joshua B. Goldberg, MD and C. Noel Bairey Merz MD, FACC, with Michelle D. Kelsey MD,...

Jul 19, 2022

Peri-partum cardiomyopathy is a form of heart failure affecting young mothers during later stages of pregnancy or early post-partum. Medical management should be tailored to improving the mother's health while ensuring safety of the baby.

Which of the currently available heart failure drugs are safe in pregnancy and...

Jul 14, 2022

Women with preeclampsia and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy have increased risk of heart disease compared with women who experienced uncomplicated pregnancy. Women should ensure treating clinicians know their reproductive history, and clinicians should work to aggressively prevent and treat development...

Jul 13, 2022

The United States is the only developed country with rising rates of death during pregnancy and up to one year postpartum. The maternal mortality crisis is disproportionately impacting women of color, specifically Black women who are 3 times as likely to die. This is regardless of education, income or profession and...

Jul 5, 2022

When can COVID survivors return to play? In this interview, Nicole Martin Bhave, MD, FACC, FASE and Eugene Ho-Joon Chung, MD, discuss the ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on COVID-19: Return to Play.