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Day 1 (April 2) at ACC 2022 was a big day for PHRI researchers. At the first Late Breaking Clinical Trials session, PHRI Senior Scientist PJ Devereaux presented the findings of POISE-3 (tranexamic acid in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery), simultaneously published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
Also on Day 1, PHRI Senior Scientist Shamir Mehta presented on the effects of complete revascularization on angina-related quality of life in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, in a pre-specified analyis of the COMPLETE trial.
On Day 2, Mark Loeb presented findings on how flu vaccines protect heart failure patients, from the PHRI study, IVVE. Mark Loeb is Division Director, Infectious Diseases, at McMaster University.
Also on Day, 2, PHRI Scientist Sanjit Jolly presented findings from the SYNERGY stent registry, part of PHRI’s CLEAR SYNERGY (OASIS-9) trial.
On Day 3 at ACC 2022, PHRI Scientist Maura Marcucci presented on the effects of hypotension-avoidance vs hypertension-avoidance strategies in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery (a sub-study of the PHRI trial, POISE-3).