2006 Heart Valve Summit

New guidelines to be released on June 16th

WHAT: The 2006 Heart Valve Summit brings together several of the world's leading cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to provide a comprehensive review of recent advances in the treatment of valvular heart disease. The new ACC/AHA Guidelines will be presented at the Summit.

WHO: Program Directors are Robert O. Bonow, M.D., F.A.C.C., Patrick M. McCarthy, M.D., F.A.C.C., David H. Adams, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Patrick T. O'Gara, M.D., F.A.C.C.

WHEN: June 15 - 17 at The Renaissance Chicago Hotel
Guidelines Release June 16, 8 a.m. CT
Chicago, Ill.

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For media registration and to arrange interviews, please contact Amy Murphy at 301-581-3476 (office), (240) 328-4549 (cell), or by email at amurphy@acc.org.

The American College of Cardiology Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advocacy of quality cardiovascular care through education, research promotion, development and the application of standards and guidelines. The Foundation, which also aims to influence health care policy, is aligned with the mission and goals of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), a 34,000-member nonprofit medical society that provides professional education and operates national registries for the measurement and improvement of quality care.


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