DALLAS, Nov. 10 The following was released today by the American Heart Association:
Reporters can view live breaking and topical news conferences online from the American Heart
Association's Scientific Sessions 2009 in Orlando, Fla. Nov. 15-18. Scientific Sessions is the premiere cardiovascular instructional and research meeting in the world.
Two types of news conferences will be offered - late-breaking clinical trials and topical science.
Visit: MedPageToday.com for live coverage.
News is embargoed until the start of the news conference, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
View accompanying presentation slides at AmericanHeart.mediaroom.com.
Or visit AmericanHeart.mediaroom.com for archived footage and all news releases.
For a detailed schedule of news conferences, synopsis of late breaking clinical trials and names of presenters and discussants, visit AmericanHeart.mediaroom.com.
News conference outline:
Researchers or American Heart Association spokespeople who are experts on the topic presented are available -- call the AHA News Staff Office on site in Orlando at (407) 685-5408.
-- 8 a.m. ET, Sunday, Nov. 15 - Late Breaking Clinical Trials on platelet research -- 11 a.m. ET, Sunday, Nov. 15 - Sudden Cardiac Death -- 8 a.m. ET, Monday, Nov. 16, - Late Breaking Clinical Trials on general cardiology research -- 2 p.m. ET, Monday, Nov. 16 - Late Breaking Clinical Trials on surgery research -- 8 a.m. ET, Tuesday, Nov. 17 - Late Breaking Clinical Trials on heart failure research -- 2 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Nov. 17 - Childhood Obesity -- 8:30 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Nov. 18 - Late Breaking Clinical Science
SOURCE American Heart Association