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Archive for April, 2012
Key Concepts in the Evaluation of Screening Approaches for Heart Disease in Children and Adolescents

  • Sudden cardiac death can be the first presentation for several cardiac conditions.
  • Communities sometimes seek supplementary screening strategies (electrocardiography, for example) in response to sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents.
  • Universal screening programs will require sound data and key stakeholder support.
Read the full article in Circulation
Circulation. 2012: published online before print April 30, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182579f25.

Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Apr 30, 2012 3:03 PM CDT
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Protecting Cerebrovascular Function - From Translational Science to Clinical Trials
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:00 noon - 1:05 pm

  • Elliott Antman
  • Robert Harrington
  • Robert Bonow
  • John Murkin
  • Jeffrey Weitz 
  • Mark Clay   
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Apr 25, 2012 11:28 AM CDT
Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD, FAHA, Kathryn A. Taubert, PhD, FAHA, and Donna K. Arnett, Phd, MSPH, FAHA discuss some of the highlights of WCC 2012 in Dubai.

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 10:02 AM CDT
wcc12_pslides_zuhlke-12The Rheumatic Heart Disease Global Registry (REMEDY) study: preliminary report 
Liesl J. Zühlke, MB, ChB, DCH, SA, MPH, Paediatric Cardiology Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 10:00 AM CDT
wcc12_abstract_Malev-1Mitral valve prolapse cardiomyopathy 

Eduard Malev, Almazov Federal Heart, Blood and Endocrinology Centre, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 9:57 AM CDT
wcc12_abstract_LaurinaviciusPrehypertension, risk factors clustering and subclinical inflammation among Brazilian adults 

Antonio Laurinavicius, MD, Preventive Medicine Unit, Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital, São Paulo, Brazil

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 9:55 AM CDT
atvb12_pslides_koloNormotensive offspring of hypertensive Nigerians have increased left ventricular mass and early diastolic alterations 

Phillip Manma Kolo, Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 9:38 AM CDT
wcc12_abstract_Zhou-1Mesenchymal stem cells genetically engineered to create cardiac pacemaker cells 
Yafeng Zhou, Department of Cardiology, The first affiliated Hospital of Soochow Universit, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 9:23 AM CDT
wcc12_abstract_ProvidenciaCombining echo parameters plus biomarkers a possible refinement of atrial fibrillation stratification: insights from transesophageal echocardiography 
Rui Providencia, Cardiology Deparment, Coimbra's Hospital Center and University, Coimbra, Portugal

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 21, 2012 9:21 AM CDT
ATVB Distinguished Lecture: Adipocytes, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis - What`s the Connection? 
Linda K. Curtiss, Ph.D., FAHA, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.

ATVB 2012 on the Professional Online Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Apr 20, 2012 12:36 PM CDT
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