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Letter from the Editor

Dr Marc Bonaca
Dear Reader,

The 2020 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions occurred in the context of an incredibly challenging period where all were and continue to be impacted by the COVID pandemic. The implications of COVID were broad in that many participants and attendees are on the frontline helping patients; all of us are impacted personally no matter where we live; travel was impossible; and scientific priorities were largely focused on COVID. These implications rapidly unfolded in the weeks preceding the planned Scientific Sessions in Chicago and required the rapid and dynamic pivot to a virtual meeting that would enable the scientific community to come together and disseminate high-quality science in an effective format. In spite of these challenges, landmark trials including VOYAGER PAD, VICTORIA, and CARAVAGGIO as well as many other studies were presented online with panel discussion, QA, and dynamic chat.

In the following pages you will find a comprehensive review of this landmark virtual meeting and summaries of pivotal trials and impactful studies. We hope you find this report to be useful and informative. Thank you for your interest and most of all we wish you all the best, hope you and your families are safe and healthy, and express our thanks to all who are doing what they can to help in this critical and challenging time.

Marc Bonaca

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