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Archive for August, 2011
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The role of electrical delay (QLV) to predict left ventricular reverse remodeling with cardiac resynchronization therapy   
Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD, Charleston, South Carolina
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 esc11_pace_yu-4 PACE
Biventricular pacing superior to right ventricular pacing in bradycardia patients with preserved systolic function: two-year results of PACE trial    
Cheuk-Man Yu, MD, FRCP, Hong Kong
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 esc11_shift-echo_tardif-16 SHIFT-Echocardiography 
Selective heart rate reduction with Ivabradine improves left ventricular remodeling and function: insights from the SHIFT-Echocardiography sub-study   
Jean-Claude Tardif, MD, Montreal, Canada
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Posted by Molly AHA Science on Aug 30, 2011 9:56 AM CDT
Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD, FAHA and Mariell Jessup, MD, FAHA discuss the science presented today at the European Society of Cardiology ESC Congress 2011.

Posted by Molly AHA Science on Aug 29, 2011 6:00 PM CDT
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Hotlines presented Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 at ESC Congress 2011:


Remote follow-up of patients implanted with an ICD  
Philippe Mabo, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rennes, France
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Randomized Evaluation of Sirolimus-Eluting versus Everolimus-Eluting Stent Trial  
Takeshi Kimura, Otowa Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
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Comparison of three-year outcomes after PCI and CABG stratified by the SYNTAX score in patients with triple-vessel coronary artery disease: An observation from the CREDO-Kyoto PCI/CABG registry cohort-2  
Hiroki Shiomi, Kyoto University, Japan
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Safety of implantable cardioverter defibrillator follow-up using remote monitoring: A randomized controlled trial  
Salem Kacet, Hôpital Cardiologique, Lille, France
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The effect of eplerenone versus placebo on cardiovascular mortality or heart failure hospitalization in subjects with NYHA class II chronic systolic heart failure: An analysis of the High-risk groups in the study population  
Bertram Pitt, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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Posted by Molly AHA Science on Aug 29, 2011 2:19 AM CDT
Efficacy and safety of apixaban compared with warfarin for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in 18 202 patients with atrial fibrillation: Primary results  
Christopher Granger, Duke University, Durham, NC

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The prevention gaps in 17 low-, middle-, and high-income countries involving over 150,000 people  
Salim Yusuf, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
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Prospective evaluation of postprandial triglycerides and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease  
Ulrich Laufs, Universitätskliniken des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar, Germany
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Efficacy and safety of dalcetrapib in patients with or at risk of coronary heart disease  
Thomas Lüscher, University Zurich, Switzerland
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Colchicine for Recurrent Pericarditis: A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial  
Massimo Imazio, Maria Vittoria Hospital, Turin, Italy
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Posted by Molly AHA Science on Aug 28, 2011 6:11 PM CDT

New and Emerging Weight Management Strategies for Busy Ambulatory Settings

  • Tools and new technologies for discussing weight and assisting overweight and obese patients
  • Evidence-based strategies to tackle obesity for settings in which patients are seen for a wide variety of problems
  • Strategies that make use of patient preferences and information technology to deliver weight management programs

    Read the full article in Circulation
    2011: published online before print Aug. 8, 2011, DOI: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31822b9543
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Aug 8, 2011 3:23 PM CDT

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Excellent comments , Incidentally , if someone is wanting a DA 31 , my assistant edited a blank document here http://goo.gl/sm5zJK
Looking forward to the new materials and implementing them into our classes.
HI Janet!It looks like the ACLS materials will be available in in Spring 2016. This date could change.http://2015eccguidelines.heart.org/ is a great resource for everything about the new guidelines. One of our distributors, Channing Bete, has an information page about the new guidelines and updated materials that I found very helpful: http://aha...
When can I purchase the 2015 ACLS Manual?
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