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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
Presentation slides
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
Presentation slides
Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 23, 2011 2:45 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
Presentation slides
 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

Most Recent Comments

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?
Sorry about that. The correct link is http://my.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/@smd/documents/downloadable/ucm_475275.pdf.