News Release

ACC Middle East 2021 to showcase emerging trends, latest research in CVD prevention, treatment

Regional conference hosted by American College of Cardiology, Egyptian Society of Cardiology, ACC Egypt Chapter

Meeting Announcement

American College of Cardiology

United by a global commitment to transforming cardiovascular care, the American College of Cardiology (ACC), Egyptian Society of Cardiology (EgSC) and the ACC Egypt Chapter will host the ACC Middle East 2021 conference, October 14-15, 2021, both in Cairo and virtually, for cardiovascular care team members throughout the Middle East to gather and learn the latest evidence-based strategies for improving the heart health of their patients.

Led by co-chairs Mohamed Sobhy, MD, FACC, Governor of the ACC Chapter in Egypt and Chairman and CEO of the International Cardiac Center Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt, and Khaled M. Ziada, MD, FACC, Chief Academic Officer of Cardiovascular Interventions and Co-Director of the Coronary Artery Disease Center at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, the conference aims to deliver an engaging forum to critically examine evidence-based strategies as well as contemporary best practices and clinical decision-making in treating cardiovascular disease.

The co-chairs will present the Opening Plenary Session, “2021 Top Clinical Trials to Impact Your Practice,” to start the two-day conference consisting of educational discussions, poster presentations and disease-specific breakout sessions. In-person attendees will also have access to hand-on simulations and interactive skills labs. See the full conference agenda here.

Abstracts/Poster Presentations

The following abstracts are a selection of the posters being presented. To receive embargoed copies of these abstracts, to speak to study authors or to register to attend as media contact Katie Glenn at All ACC Middle East 2021 abstracts are embargoed until Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at 12 p.m. EET/10 a.m. UTC/6 a.m. ET.

  • The impact of oral health status on COVID-19 severity, recovery period and C-reactive protein values in Cardiac Patients (subgroup analysis) ***Press release available
  • Myocarditis Associated with COVID19 Vaccination - Echocardiography, Cardiac Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings
  • Prevalence of Cardiac Risk Factors and Attitude towards Self-Risk Assessment Among Cardiac Care Givers

The American College of Cardiology envisions a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes. As the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team, the mission of the College and its 54,000 members is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC bestows credentials upon cardiovascular professionals who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College also provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research through its world-renowned JACC Journals, operates national registries to measure and improve care, and offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions. For more, visit


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