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Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging   Editor's Picks Infarct Characterization and Quantification by Delayed Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is a Powerful Independent and Incremental Predictor of Mortality in Patients With... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 19, 2014 4:03 PM CDT
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Heart Failure     Dose–Response Relationship of Total and Leisure Time Physical Activity to Risk of Heart Failure: A Prospective Cohort Study Abstract | Full Text | PDF Cardiac Structure and Function and Prognosis in Heart Failure... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 18, 2014 1:28 PM CDT
Free Reading for HBPR and Kidney Council Members Kidney International is providing information and free articles specifically of interest to readers of Hypertension and American Heart Association members of the Council on High Blood Pressure Research and the Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease.  The following free articles of... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 17, 2014 11:31 AM CDT
STROKE WEBINAR #20   STROKE  Webinar Series Brought to you by STROKE A Journal of the American Heart Association                    Join Stroke, a journal of the American Heart... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 16, 2014 4:01 PM CDT
Assessment of the 12-Lead ECG as a Screening Test for the Detection of Cardiovascular Disease in Healthy General Populations of Young People (12-25 years of age) Mandatory and universal cardiovascular mass screening with 12-lead ECGs in large general populations of young healthy people 12-25 years of age... more...
AHA/ACC/HHS Strategies to Enhance Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease and Comorbid Conditions Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are the cornerstones of quality care. CPGs reflect and are impacted by the evolution of discovery,... more...
The rates of both type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are increasing in youth. Two- to 10-fold increases in rates of coronary heart disease and death resulting from coronary heart disease in T1DM were reported in multiple studies involving adults. One approach to cardiovascular disease... more...
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for September Histone Deacetylase 9 Represses Cholesterol Efflux and Alternatively Activated Macrophages in Atherosclerosis Development Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Video: Highlights of ATVB Journal 2014 with... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 27, 2014 2:04 PM CDT
AHA Position: The American Heart Association supports effective regulation that addresses marketing, labeling, quality control of manufacturing, and standards for contaminants. The association also supports including e-cigarettes in smoke-free air laws and prohibiting the sales of e-cigarettes to youth. Latest science... more...
Share this email:           New Issue!   Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics     Editors’ Picks   Genotype-Positive Status in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Is Associated With Higher Rates of Heart Failure Events Abstract | Full... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 25, 2014 12:07 PM CDT
Share this email:           New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions     Editors’ Picks Renal Function–Adjusted Contrast Volume Redefines the Baseline Estimation of Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury Risk in Patients... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 21, 2014 2:34 PM CDT
  Share this email:   New Issue! Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology     Editor's Picks Diagnostic Value of Isoproterenol Testing in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 20, 2014 3:10 PM CDT
Supervision of Exercise Testing by Non-Physicians: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association Recognizes changes in exercise testing patterns and roles in clinical practice Discusses the role of the non-physician as well as the physician in exercise testing ... more...
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association Read the full article in Circulation [published online ahead of print August 11, 2014]. Circulation . doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000034. more...
The Evolution and Future of ACC/AHA Clinical Practice Guidelines: A 30-Year Journey Read the full article in Circulation [published ahead of print August 4, 2014]. Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000090.   A Video... more...
2014 ACC/AHA Guideline on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery Incorporates a systematic review for new science Addresses beta blocker use and incidence of perioperative surgical event in the pre-operative... more...
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes   Editor's Picks Hospital Variation in Survival After Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Abstract | Full Text | PDF Association Between Operator Procedure Volume and Patient Outcomes in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 29, 2014 10:57 AM CDT
2014 ACC/AHA/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS Focused Update of the Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease SIHD focused update for diagnosis, treatment, and revascularization New section addressing invasive testing and the role of... more...
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging   Prevalence of Myocardial Fibrosis Patterns in Patients With Systolic Dysfunction: Prognostic Significance for the Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Arrest or Appropriate Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Therapy ... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 25, 2014 9:29 AM CDT
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Heart Failure     Processed and Unprocessed Red Meat Consumption and Risk of Heart Failure: Prospective Study of Men Abstract | Full Text | PDF Resting Ventricular–Vascular Function and Exercise Capacity in Heart Failure With... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 24, 2014 10:08 AM CDT
Did You See? STROKE WEBINAR #19   STROKE  Webinar Series Brought to you by STROKE A Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association                    ... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 23, 2014 8:40 AM CDT
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for August Factor XII Regulates the Pathological Process of Thrombus Formation on Ruptured Plaques Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Video: Highlights of ATVB Journal 2014 with Editor-in-Chief Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc,... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 22, 2014 1:03 PM CDT
Now Available Online A series of real-life clinical cases presented by local clinicians, the cases cover important topics in the hypertension field, especially those with recent advances that will impact clinicians and researchers. Each CPC case consists of a structured case presentation, including discussion with the expert panel... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 21, 2014 12:09 PM CDT
Evidence for Stroke Family Caregiver and Dyad Interventions Stroke is a leading cause of severe, long-term disability, and most stroke survivors are cared for by family members within the home. Stress of the caregiver becomes a leading cause of institutionalization of the stroke survivor;... more...
Status of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Hispanics/Latinos in the United States Hispanics are the largest minority ethnic group in the United States, and their health is vital to the public health of the nation and to achieving the AHA’s 2020 goals. This statement... more...
Share this email:           Circulation Announces Search for New Editor-In-Chief  In June 2016, the current term of the Editor-in-Chief of Circulation will end. The Scientific Publishing Committee of the American Heart Association invites nominations and applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 11, 2014 11:25 AM CDT
Share this email:           New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions     Editors’ Picks Prognosis of Patients With Non–ST-Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease:... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 3, 2014 2:37 PM CDT
Emergence of the Primary Pediatric Stroke Center: Impact of the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke Trial Timothy J. Bernard, Michael J. Rivkin, Kelley Scholz, Gabrielle deVeber, Adam Kirton, Joan Cox Gill, Anthony K. Chan, Collin A. Hovinga, Rebecca N. Ichord, James C. Grotta, Lori C. Jordan, Susan Benedict, Neil R. Friedman, Michael M.... more...
The road to becoming a physician can be taxing to even the most capable of individuals.  For the aspiring physician-scientist, the pathway is all the more complex, with additional responsibilities and challenges arising from training in scientific research.  While none among us can predict the future as we progress in our training, we... more...
Posted by Alexander Adami on The Early Career Voice Jun 25, 2014 10:42 PM CDT
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for July MicroRNA-23b Regulates Cyclin-Dependent Kinase–Activating Kinase Complex Through Cyclin H Repression to Modulate Endothelial Transcription and Growth Under Flow Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement ... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jun 25, 2014 6:30 PM CDT

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