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Nursing Pre-Conference Workshop: The Science of Cardiovascular Science and Safety
Sustaining Quality Improvements and Measuring Effectiveness

Nancy Albert, PhD, FAHA
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

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QCOR13 on the PON
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on May 15, 2013 2:09 PM CDT

Cardiovascular Health: The Importance of Measuring Patient-Reported Health Status


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  • Helping people live better longer is a key health care goal.
  • Patient-reported health status predicts other health outcomes, informs clinical decisions, helps to target resources, and improves surveillance of the disease burden.
  • Patient-reported health status is a key measure of cardiovascular health outcome.



    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print May 6, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182949a2e
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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on May 13, 2013 3:06 PM CDT

Pet Ownership and Cardiovascular Risk


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  • Role of pets and CVD risk
  • Effective stress reduction
  • Increased physical activity



    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print May 9, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31829201e1
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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on May 10, 2013 1:38 PM CDT
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  • Heart failure incidence is expected to climb and costs more than double over the next 20 years due to an aging U.S. population.
  • By 2030, heart failure could cost every U.S. taxpayer $244 per year.
  • Prevention and treatment strategies are needed to reduce the rise in the heart failure incidence.


    Read the full article in Circulation: Heart Failure
    Circ Heart Fail. 2013: published online before print April 24, 2013, 10.1161/HHF.0b013e318291329a.
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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on May 9, 2013 12:13 PM CDT
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II-Genetic and Molecular Determinants of Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis
 
Slide photo, Anne Eichmann, ATVB 13
Guiding Development of Blood and Lymphatic Vessels

Anne Eichmann, PhD, MSc
Yale Univ. School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


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ATVB 2013 on the PON


Posted by Alyson PON Editor on May 1, 2013 8:07 PM CDT
Session: D-Contemporary Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease

Comprehensive Care of the PAD Patient: Incorporating the Latest Evidence and Practice Guidelines into Clinical Vascular Practice

Dr. Heather Gornik, FAHA
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

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ATVB 2013 on the PON



Posted by Alyson PON Editor on May 1, 2013 8:04 PM CDT
Session: Aortic and Carotid Artery Disease

Dr. Lars Maegdefessel, Head photo, ATVB13
Array-based Profiling Reveals Biomarker and Therapeutic Potential for Different microRNAs in Patients with Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

Lars Maegefessel
Karolinka Inst., Stockholm, Sweden


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ATVB 2013 on the PON

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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on May 1, 2013 8:01 PM CDT
Slide photo, Dr. Marlene Grenon, ATVB13Session: I D-Contemporary Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease
The Association Between Erythrocyte n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (n-3 PUFAs) Content and Inflammation in Male Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Marlene Grenon
UCSF, San Francisco, CA

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ATVB13 on the PON
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on May 1, 2013 11:50 AM CDT
Dr. Harley Tse, Head photo, ATVB13Session: I C-Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Vessel Wall 
T Cell Functions in a Novel Antigen-specific Experimentally-induced Model of Atherosclerosis

Harley Y. Tse
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI

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