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A doctor who presented research on the importance of CPR during the American Heart Association’s resuscitation conference in Chicago proved her point hours later, saving a man who collapsed in a hotel lobby. Monique Anderson, M.D., was talking with another doctor about the importance of fast response to cardiac emergencies while leaving a... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 20, 2014 9:00 AM CST
LBCT.04: Ischemic Heart Disease: Drugs, Devices and Systems of Care   Overview of LBCT.04: Elliott Antman, MD; Mariell Jessup, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD; Robert Bonow, MD   Long-term Outcome of Biodegradable Compared to Durable Polymer Drug-eluting Stents and Bare Metal Stents - Main Results of a... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 19, 2014 12:26 PM CST
LBCT.03: Treatment of Structural Heart Disease   Overview of LBCT.03: Elliott Antman, MD; Robert Bonow, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD   Randomized Trial of Atenolol Versus Losartan in Children and Young Adults With Marfan Syndrome Presentation Slides (PDF) | Summary Slide (PDF) | Abstract... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 18, 2014 11:51 AM CST
Science and Technology Hall was again a flurry of activity during Scientific Sessions 2014 in Chicago. Speaking of flurries, the snow continued to dance in the air and the thermometer read 18 degrees for most of the day. Inside, we were all staying warm, learning CPR to the beat of "Stayin' Alive" and showing our support of Go Red for... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 17, 2014 5:50 PM CST
LBCT.02: Anti-Lipid Therapy and Prevention of CAD   Overview of LBCT.02: Elliott Antman, MD; Neil Stone, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD     IMPROVE-IT Trial: A Comparison of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin versus Simvastatin Monotherapy on Cardiovascular Outcomes After Acute Coronary Syndromes ... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 17, 2014 11:23 AM CST
There was snow and frozen yogurt and a packed room for opening remarks. There were chair massages and cashmere scarves and even a couple of stock cars in Exhibition Hall.  Scientific Sessions 2014 is officially underway in Chicago!  The new Life Is Why slogan welcomes attendees to Sessions. Attendees stroll around... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 5:15 PM CST
LBCT.01: Risk and Benefit of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Overview of LBCT.01: Elliott Antman, President, American Heart Association   Risk and Benefit of Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Drug-eluting Coronary Stents: Primary Endpoint Results from the Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Study... more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 4:41 PM CST
Early PCI Is Associated with Short- and Long-Term Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest  Presentation Slides Guillaume Geri -- Cochin Hospital, Paris, France more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 11:16 AM CST
Statewide Implementation of a Standardized Prearrival Telephone CPR Program Is Associated with Increased Bystander CPR and Survival from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest  Presentation Slides Bentley Bobrow -- Arizona Department of Health Services,Phoenix, AZ more...
Posted by Summer H. on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 16, 2014 11:08 AM CST
STROKE WEBINAR #21   STROKE  Webinar Series Brought to you by STROKE A Journal of the American Heart Association                    Join Stroke, a journal of the American Heart... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Nov 3, 2014 10:59 AM CST
Primary Prevention Stroke Guidelines         Each year about 795,000 strokes occur in the US, with about 610,000 of those being new strokes. Stroke is a leading cause of functional impairment, leaving many disabled. ... more...
Posted by Lyndie Bishop on Science News from the American Heart Association Oct 29, 2014 10:38 AM CDT
Share this email:           New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions     Editors’ Picks Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Association With Predisposing Arteriopathies and Precipitating Stressors and Cardiovascular... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Oct 24, 2014 10:20 AM CDT
Share this email:           New Issue!   Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics   Editors’ Picks   iPS Cell–Derived Cardiogenicity is Hindered by Sustained Integration of Reprogramming Transgenes Abstract | Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement ... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Oct 23, 2014 10:54 AM CDT
            Share this email:   New Issue! Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology     Editors' Picks Mortality Reduction in... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Oct 22, 2014 12:30 PM CDT
American Journal of Nephrology Free-Access Articles  (Vol. 40, issues 1 and 2, 2014) Special service from Karger Publishers for the readers of Hypertension   Original Reports: Laboratory Investigation Chronic Kidney Disease Results in Deficiency of ABCC6, the Novel Inhibitor of Vascular... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Oct 21, 2014 9:02 AM CDT
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for November Signaling Pathways in the Specification of Arteries and Veins Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Video: Highlights of ATVB Journal 2014 with Editor-in-Chief Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, FAHA  more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Oct 17, 2014 10:46 AM CDT
Free Reading for HBPR and Kidney Council Members Kidney International is providing information and free articles specifically of interest to readers of Hypertension and American Heart Association members of the Council on High Blood Pressure Research and the Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease.  The following free articles... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Oct 16, 2014 2:54 PM CDT
Approaches to Enhancing Radiation Safety in Cardiovascular Imaging       Radiation exposure from medical imaging has increased since 1980. The concept of patient-centered imaging is discussed. Education of the... more...
Clinical Performance Measures for Adults Hospitalized With Acute Ischemic Stroke       At the heart of this document is the notion of “building healthier lives free of heart disease and stroke” through clinical performance measures.... more...
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for October 2014 RUC-4: A Novel αIIbβ3 Antagonist for Prehospital Therapy of Myocardial Infarction Abstract  |  Free Full Text  |  PDF  |  Data Supplement Video:   Highlights of ATVB... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 24, 2014 11:44 AM CDT