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I’ve been attending the AHA Scientific Sessions since I was a medical resident, which means close to 10 years now. While that pales in comparison to our most committed senior colleagues, it’s enough time for me to have developed a sense of what Sessions is “supposed to be.” The science that’s presented at Sessions is some of the best cutting-edge work to ... more...
Posted by Kelly Kozakowski on The Early Career Voice Sep 26, 2016 11:13 AM CDT
Advanced training in structural heart diseases following a year of training in interventional cardiology is gaining a lot of traction amongst the current badges of interventional fellows. Professional associations like the American Heart Association (AHA) have begun to acknowledge this trend. For example, the American College of Cardiology ... more...
Posted by Kelly Kozakowski on The Early Career Voice Sep 22, 2016 3:10 PM CDT
With the re-brand and re-launch of our website, Professional Heart Daily, we have made some changes to how we present Science News. In order to make the experience more about engaging conversations around the statements we publish, we are discontinuing the Science News blog here on the Professional Online Network. As always, the most recently ... more...
Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology New Featured Articles Outcome of Apparently Unexplained Cardiac Arrest: Results From Investigation and Follow-Up of the Prospective Cardiac Arrest Survivors With Preserved Ejection Fraction Registry Impact of Complete Versus Incomplete Circumferential Lines Around the ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Feb 2, 2016 2:20 PM CST
New Featured Articles from Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions Bivalirudin Is Associated With Improved In-Hospital Outcomes Compared With Heparin in Percutaneous Vascular Interventions http://circinterventions.ahajournals.org/content/9/1/e002823.full Clopidogrel Versus Aspirin as an Antiplatelet ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Feb 1, 2016 2:36 PM CST
New Featured Articles from JAHA: Journal of the American Heart Association Consumption of Caffeinated Products and Cardiac Ectopy http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/5/1/e002503.full Related Editorial Caffeine Consumption and Cardiovascular Risks: Little Cause for Concern ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Jan 29, 2016 3:04 PM CST
Hypertension Guidelines Debate: Influential Studies and Best Practices Over the next few months, Hypertension will seek opinions and comments from key leaders involved in regional and international hypertension guidelines. Views from across the world on the potential impact of the new findings of lower systolic blood pressure ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Jan 27, 2016 2:26 PM CST
Through a $75 million investment over at least five years, the American Heart Association (AHA), Verily and AstraZeneca are embarking on a groundbreaking research enterprise to prevent and/or reverse coronary heart disease and its consequences. This is the single largest research project funding one leader and team in the fight to cure coronary ... more...
Call for Papers Big Data-Themed Issue Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes     Call for Papers: Big Data-Themed Issue Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes welcomes the submission of manuscripts focusing on the topic of big data.  All submissions will receive expedited consideration for publication in a special focus ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Jan 13, 2016 3:21 PM CST
New Featured Articles from    JAHA: Journal of the American Heart Association Sarcospan Regulates Cardiac Isoproterenol Response and Prevents Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy–Associated Cardiomyopathy Related Editorial Mending a Broken Heart: The Role of Sarcospan in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy–Associated Cardiomyopathy   ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 31, 2015 5:20 PM CST
American Journal of Nephrology Free-Access Articles (Vol. 42, issues 1-4, 2015) Special service from Karger Publishers for the readers of Hypertension Editorials Serum S100A12: A Risk Marker or Risk Factor of Vascular Calcification in Chronic Kidney Disease? B. Lindholm Am J Nephrol 2015;42:1-3 Why Is the Association of Phosphorus and FGF23 with ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 22, 2015 10:23 AM CST
The 2016 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes: Updated mortality trends for heart disease, stroke and other CV conditions New incidence data for coronary heart disease, heart attack and heart failure Updated incidence and survival rates for cardiac arrest New information on stroke in young adults New emphasis on underserved ... more...
New Free Editor's Picks from Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics Green Tea Catechin Normalizes the Enhanced Ca 2+ Sensitivity of Myofilaments Regulated by a Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy–Associated Mutation in Human Cardiac Troponin I (K206I) Abstract | Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Characterization of Autosomal Dominant ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 16, 2015 3:31 PM CST
New Free Editor's Picks from Circulation: Cardiovascular Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Mechanisms for the Termination of Atrial Fibrillation by Localized Ablation: Computational and Clinical Studies Abstract | Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Brugada Syndrome Phenotype Elimination by Epicardial Substrate Ablation Abstract ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 16, 2015 2:35 PM CST
New Free Editor's Picks from Circulation: Cardiovascular Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology       Atrial Fibrillation Burden and Short-Term Risk of Stroke: Case-Crossover Analysis of Continuously Recorded Heart Rhythm From Cardiac Electronic Implanted Devices Abstract | Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Time Course of Atrial Fibrillation in ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 15, 2015 8:22 PM CST
New Free Editor's Picks from Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics The Influence of Known Genetic Variants on Subclinical Cardiovascular Outcomes in Childhood: Generation R Study Abstract | Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Hypertension Suppression, Not a Cumulative Thrust of Quantitative ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 15, 2015 7:07 PM CST
New Editor's Picks Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions         Hemodynamic, Functional, and Clinical Responses to Pulmonary Artery Denervation in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension of Different Causes: Phase II Results From the Pulmonary Artery Denervation-1 Study         Efficacy of Various ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 2, 2015 9:00 AM CST
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology - Editors' Pick for December 2015 Severity of Psoriasis Associates With Aortic Vascular Inflammation Detected by FDG PET/CT and Neutrophil Activation in a Prospective Observational Study Severity of Psoriasis Abstract Severity of Psoriasis PDF Severity of Psoriasis Data Supplement   ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Dec 1, 2015 4:02 PM CST
     STROKE WEBINAR #26   STROKE  Webinar Series brought to you by  STROKE  A Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association                      NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE Join Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association %u01C0 American Stroke Association, for a new webinar: Stroke Recovery: Timing, ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Nov 30, 2015 2:35 PM CST
New Editor's Picks Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging          Right Atrial Function in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension                         Right Ventricular Strain and Dyssynchrony Assessment in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy     More Issues. More Impact. ... more...
Posted by Stacey SIMS on Journal Highlights Nov 30, 2015 12:02 PM CST

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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?