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18-Jul-2014

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Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

TCT 2014 agenda now available

Annual Scientific Symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation will take place September 13-17 in Washington, DC

WHAT:

The complete agenda for TCT 2014 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) is now available online at http://www.crf.org/tct/agenda/tct-program. Browse through a wide array of topics and learn more about individual sessions, presentations, and faculty on the TCT Web site. You can also look for specific topics, live cases, oral abstracts, didactic sessions and much more. Attracting nearly 12,000 attendees from all over the world, TCT is the world's premier meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine.

TCT 2014 will also highlight the latest clinical research findings, innovative techniques, hands-on training, and four days of high-definition live case transmissions from 21 sites around the world. The meeting will also feature several sessions on health care reform and economics including:

  • A keynote address on September 13 by Dr. Uwe Reinhardt, a leading authority on health care economics and health policy, focusing on the future of healthcare in the United States.
  • A special lunch session on September 15 devoted to one of today's hottest topics—how the Affordable Care Act will impact medical professionals and patients.

    WHEN:

    Saturday, September 13 – Wednesday, September 17

    WHERE:

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center

    Washington, DC

    WHY:

    Every year, the discoveries made through hundreds of studies and late breaking clinical trials presented at TCT lead to advancements in interventional cardiology practices and patient care. This has never been more important as cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death globally.

    HOW TO REGISTER:

    Media may apply for registration by visiting:

    http://www.crf.org/tct/press/press-registration-form

    Details on required press credentials can be found at:

    http://www.crf.org/tct/press/press-credentials-and-guidelines

    About CRF and TCT

    The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is an independent, academically focused nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the survival and quality of life for people with heart disease through high quality research and education. Since its inception in 1991, CRF has played a major role in realizing dramatic improvements in the lives of countless numbers of patients by establishing the safe use of new technologies and therapies in interventional cardiovascular medicine.

    Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the annual scientific symposium of CRF and the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For more than 25 years, TCT has featured major medical research breakthroughs and gathered leading researchers and clinicians from around the world to present and discuss the latest evidence-based research in the field.

    For more information, visit http://www.crf.org and http://www.tctconference.com.

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