PCI Well-Represented at AHA2020

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Elizabeth Walker

The American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2020 (AHA2020) runs November 13 – 17. The conference kicks off at 10 am EST on Friday. During the meeting, 5 poster abstracts and 1 oral abstract feature insights from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2). These presentations can be viewed on-demand during the run of the Sessions.

Visit the AHA2020 webpage to register for the conference. 

Research from the poster, “Not So Harmless: Marijuana Use and in-Hospital Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention” is highlighted in a press release from the American Heart Association as well as featured in an article in U.S. News & World Report.

A list of presentations from BMC2 are listed below. Click here to view the complete program. 

Please join us in celebrating the work of BMC2 and congratulating those presenting at AHA2020!

Oral Presentation from BMC2:

“The Zip Code Jeopardy: Living in Disadvantaged Areas Is Associated With Significantly Increased Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention”

Devraj Sukul , Milan Seth, Stephanie Spehar, Michael Thompson, Daniel Bonifacio, Maged Rizk, Abdul Osman, Hitinder S. Gurm

Posters from BMC2 include:

“The Prevalence of Coronary Risk Factors Among Patients Undergoing Their First Percutaneous Coronary Intervention”

Zoya Gurm, Milan Seth, Edouard Daher, Elizabeth Pielsticker, M. Imran Qureshi, Mark Zaniea, Michael Tucciarone, George Hanzel, Devraj Sukul

“Not So Harmless: Marijuana Use and in-hospital Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention”

Sang Gune K Yoo, Thomas Earl, Cyril Ruwende, Milind Karve, Ibrahim Shah, Thomas Hill, Hitinder S. Gurm

“Cardiac Rehabilitation Utilization After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Remains Exceedingly Low and Is Strongly Associated With the Treating Hospital and Operator”

Devraj Sukul, Milan Seth, Michael Thompson, Steven J. Keteyian, Jessica Yaser, John Syrjamaki, Hitinder S. Gurm

“Post-discharge Readmission and Survival After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Patients With a History of Recent Gastrointestinal Bleeding”

Chelsea Meloche, Milan Seth, Ryan D. Madder, Jacob Kurlander, Jessica Yaser, Joseph Chattahi, John Collins, Natesh Lingam, Dilip Arora, Devraj Sukul

“Persistent Racial Disparities in Risks of Readmission and Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Contemporary Era”

Stephanie Spehar, Milan Seth, Khaldoon Alaswad, Theodore Schreiber, Aaron Berman, John Syrjamaki, Omar Ali, Yousef Bader, Hitinder S. Gurm, Devraj Sukul

Please contact the BMC2 Coordinating Center with any questions.