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Archive for September, 2011
2011 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease (Updating the 2005 Guideline)


  • Revision of the original 2005 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Updates lower extremity and abdominal aortic disease, but 21 existing recommendations for Renal and Mesenteric Disease remain valid
  • New recommendation added to provide diagnosis using ankle-brachial index (ABI) score

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2011: published online before print September 29, 2011, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31822e80c3
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 29, 2011 1:28 PM CDT
Assessing Adiposity


  • Reviews the epidemiology of obesity and related comorbidities
  • Discusses some of the challenges and issues associated with assessing adiposity
  • Provides practical recommendations for the clinician with a goal of identifying more ‘at risk’ overweight/obese individuals

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2011: published online before print September 26, 2011, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e318233bc6a 
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 26, 2011 3:22 PM CDT

Oral Presentations
hbpr11_oral_x_li-10 Caveolin-1 Knockout Attenuates Blood Pressure and Renal Responses in Angiotensin II-Induced Hypertensive Mice Partly by Inhibiting AT1a Receptor-Mediated Uptake of Angiotensin II in Proximal Tubules of The Kidney
Xiao C. Li
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hbpr11_oral_wilcox-8 Reactive Oxygen Species Derived From Neutriphil Oxidase-4/p47phox Enhance Afferent Arteriolar Myogenic and Contractile Responses and Angiotensin II Hypertension in Mice
Christopher S. Wilcox
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hbpr11_oral_gonzalez-4 Role Of Renal Dj-1 In The Regulation Hypertension Associated To Ros Production
Santiago Cuevas Gonzalez
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hbpr11_oral_kopf-14 Obligatory Metabolism of Angiotensin II To Angiotensin III for Zona Glomerulosa Cell-Mediated Relaxations of Adrenal Cortical Arteries
Phillip G. Kopf
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hbpr11_oral_deliyanti--2 FAD286, an Aldosterone Synthase Inhibitor, Reduces Retinal Neovascularization
Devy Deliyanti
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Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 23, 2011 2:45 PM CDT

Oral Presentations
hbpr11_oral_masuo-6 Different Mechanisms in Weight Loss and Weight Loss-induced Blood Pressure Reduction Between a Calorie Restricted Diet and Exercise
Kazuko Masuo
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hbpr11_oral_sriramula-8 Central ACE2 Prevents Hypertension and Cardiac Hypertrophy by Reducing Sympathetic Drive and Vasopressin Release
Srinivas Sriramula
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hbpr11_oral_shi-7 Stimulatory Action Of The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System On The Production Of Microglial Derived Cytokines 
Peng Shi
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hbpr11_oral_george-6 Heme Oxygenase-1 Negatively Regulates sFlt-1 Production in Placental Villi by its Metabolic Byproducts Carbon Monoxide and Bilirubin
Eric M. George
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 hbpr11_oral_rahmouni-16 Hypothalamic mTOR Signaling: A Key Mediator Of The Sympathetic And Cardiovascular Effects Of Leptin
Kamal Rahmouni
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 hbpr11_oral_khan-3 Angiotensin At2 Receptor Contributes Towards Gender Bias In Weight Gain
Mohammed Azhar Khan
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Poster Presentations
hbpr11_poster_oshima-2 Presence Of Mineralocorticoid Receptors And Enacs On Presympathetic Neurons In The Rostral Ventrolateral Medulla
Naoki Oshima
Poster presentation
hbpr11_poster_qi-3 Cardiac Progenitor Cells (islet-1+) Restore Myocardial Infarction Induced Cardiac Dysfunction And Remodeling
YanFei Qi
Poster presentation
Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 23, 2011 2:12 PM CDT

hbpr11_poster_foss The Relative Contribution of Splanchnic and Renal Nerves to the Maintenance of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension in the Dahl S Rat  
Jason Foss
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_pentz-2 Histone Acetyl Transferases CBP and p300 are Necessary for the Transformation of Smooth Muscle Cells to the Renin Phenotype  
Ellen S. Pentz
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_muradashvili-10 At Increased Blood Level Fibrinogen Enhances Mouse Pial Venular Permeability Through Both Paracellular and Transcellular Pathways  
Nino Muradashvili
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_fu Increases In pH Suppress Tubuloglomerular Feedback By Enhancing Activities Of nNOSα And nNOSβ In The Macula Densa  
Yiling Fu
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_chatterjee Combined Interleukin-4 and Interleukin-10 Treatment Prevents Preeclampsia in Mice  
Piyali Chatterjee
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_zubcevic-2 Dysfunctional Bone Marrow-derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPCs) In Rat Models Of Neurogenic Hypertension 
Jasenka Zubcevic
Poster presentation
Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 22, 2011 10:59 AM CDT

hbpr11_oral_flister-2 Role of GWAS Nominated Gene SH2B3 in T-Cell Mediated Renal Damage and Hypertension  
Michael J. Flister
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 hbpr11_oral_zhang2-5 Th1 Immune Response Mediates Kidney Damage In Angiotensin II-induced Hypertension   
Jiandong Zhang
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 hbpr11_oral_wallace-5 Hypertension In Response To Placental Ischemic Stimulated Cd4+ T Helper Cells Proceeds Via Activation Of The Endothelin-1 System  
Kedra Wallace
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 hbpr11_oral_ong-9 AcSDKP Increases Pro-inflammatory Cytokines And Experimental Hypertension In Mice Lacking Angiotensin Converting Enzyme N-terminal Activity  
Frank S. Ong
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 hbpr11_oral_feng-10 (Pro)renin Receptor Over-expression Induces Angiotensin II-independent NADPH Oxidase Activation In Neuronal Cells
Yumei Feng
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 hbpr11_oral_pena-6 Impact of ACE2 Deficiency and Oxidative Stress in Cerebrovascular Dysfunction with Aging  
Ricardo A. Pena Silva
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 hbpr11_oral_xia-5 Maintenance of ACE2 Activity Levels Dramatically Reduces DOCA-salt-mediated Hypertension, Dysautonomia and Hypertrophy  
Huijing Xia
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 hbpr11_oral_stegbauer_image Ciliary Neurtrophic Factor (CNTF) Deficiency Protects Against Angiotensin (Ang) II-dependent Hypertension 
Johannes Stegbauer
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Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 21, 2011 3:08 PM CDT
  • Effective community CVD prevention interventions have been underutilized due to a lack of a coordinated national effort.
  • Million Hearts Initiative is a new Health and Human Services (HHS) effort that aims to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years and demonstrate to the American people that improving the health system can save lives.
  • Each year there are approximately 2 million heart attacks and strokes in the United States. The campaign is expected to produce a 10 percent reduction in the rate of acute cardiovascular events each year for 5 years resulting in one million heart attack and strokes prevented.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2011, published online before print Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182327084

Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 13, 2011 1:58 PM CDT

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