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Interventions for Patients and Families with ICDs


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  • Problem-solving guidance on best course for ICD patients and families.
  • Listing of studies and interventions to improve overall acceptance, care, and quality of life.
  • Recommendations for clinicians and researchers on adult and pediatric ICD patients for psychosocial support in the preimplantation, postimplantation, recovery period, times of ICD events, and at end of life.


    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2012: published online before print September 24, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31825d59fd.


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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 24, 2012 11:39 PM CDT
The Harriet Dustan Lecture

The Renin-angiotensin System in Obesity and Vascular Diseases
Lisa Cassis, PhD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky .

Presentation Slides

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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 23, 2012 7:25 PM CDT
Concurrent A: Vascular Stiffness

T Cells Mediate Angiotensin II-induced Aortic Stiffening
Jing Wu, MD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.


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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:09 PM CDT
HBPR Council of Australia Young Investigator Award

Human Amnion Stem Cells Improve Post-Stroke Outcome in Mice
Brad Broughton, PhD 
Monash University, Clayton, Australia

Video Interview

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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:06 PM CDT
Harry Goldblatt Award Finalists Oral Abstract Presentations

Prorenin Elevates Blood Pressure via the 25 (Pro)renin Receptor: Who Needs Renin When You Have Prorenin in the Brain
Yumei Feng, MD, PhD
Tokyo Women's Medical Univ, Tokyo, Japan


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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:03 PM CDT
Poster Session I - Trainee Poster Session & Competition

Neuron-specific (Pro)renin Receptor Deletion Attenuates Neurogenic Hypertension and is Associated With Improvement of Autonomic Function 
Wencheng Li, MD, PhD
Tulane University


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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:01 PM CDT
Poster Session I - Trainee Poster Session & Competition

Blends of Sesame and Rice Bran oils Lowered Blood Pressure and Lipids in Mild to Moderate Hypertensive Patients
Devarajan Sankar, MD (Bio), Ph.D
Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital


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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 2:56 PM CDT
Investing in High Blood Pressure Research: An NIH Perspective 

Zorina Galis, PhD, NHLBI Chief, Vascular Biology and Hypertension, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Bethesda, Md.

See the article Dr. Galis mentions in the current issue of Circulation Research

On the Value of Portfolio Diversity in Heart, Lung, and Blood Research
Zorina S. Galis, W. Keith Hoots, James P. Kiley, and Michael S. Lauer
Circulation Research. 2012;111:833-836, published online before print August 13 2012, doi:10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.112.279596
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Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 2:50 PM CDT
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Our Time: A Call to End Preventable Deaths from Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease and Stroke)

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  • Highlights the lack of fiscal resources invested in the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
  • CVD accounts for 17.3 million deaths per year worldwide.
  • An international meeting with CVD and NCD communities discussed the NCD burden.


    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2012: published online before print September 18, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e318267e99f.


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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 19, 2012 11:57 AM CDT
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2012 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Update of the 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities

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  • Revised recommendations for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
  • New terminology: Guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT)
  • Technologic advances in device follow-up.


    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2012: published online before print September 10, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182618569.


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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 10, 2012 3:27 PM CDT
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