Announcing the TCT 2015 late-breaking trials and first report investigations

August 22, 2015

NEW YORK, NY - August 21, 2015 - The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the late-breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2015 scientific symposium. From an unprecedented number of high-quality submissions, TCT has chosen 20 studies that will impact the care of patients and how physicians think about cardiovascular disease. TCT, the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, will take place October 11-15, 2015 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

Every year, TCT features major medical research breakthroughs and highlights the latest data on the most innovative treatments that are currently or soon to be available to patients. The studies selected will examine the effectiveness and safety of minimally invasive techniques, pharmaceuticals, technologies, and devices that show potential to treat or prevent cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the world. Late-breaking clinical trials and first report investigations will be presented in the Main Arena and highlighted during press conferences scheduled for Monday, October 12; Tuesday, October 13; Wednesday, October 14; and Thursday, October 15.

The complete agenda for TCT 2015 is also 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. Media are invited to attend TCT; press credentials and registration information can be found here: http://www.crf.org/tct/press/press-credentials-and-guidelines.

Monday, October 12Tuesday, October 13Wednesday, October 14Thursday, October 15
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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.

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

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