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Barnabas Health Heart Centers to Present at American Heart Association Conference


Under the leadership of Chunguang Chen, MD, FACC, Director, Cardiac Non-Invasive Laboratory and Cardiac Imaging at Barnabas Health Heart Center (BHHC) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (pictured here), an abstract submitted by BHHC physicians titled, Safety and Reliability of Low Dose Contrast CT Angiography in Preoperative Evaluation of Renal Dysfunction Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement has been accepted for a poster presentation at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014 scheduled to be held in Chicago in November.

Scientific Sessions has the best science and is the leading cardiovascular conference for basic, translational, clinical and population science, in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. It attracts more than 17,000 attendees, with a global presence from more than 100 countries. In addition, approximately 1.5 million medical professionals participate virtually in lectures and discussions about basic, translational, clinical and population science.

Programming is designed to improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in basic, clinical, translational and population health research, spanning the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease from a variety of perspectives, from prevention, through diagnosis and treatment.

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