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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
2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes (NSTE-ACS)       This complete revision of the 2007 guideline includes a new title, "Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary... more...
  The Postthrombotic Syndrome: Evidence-Based Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Strategies       a frequent, chronic complication of deep venous thrombosis (DVT - blood clots in ≥1 deep veins, usually of the lower or upper extremities)... more...
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes   Editor's Picks Hospital Variation in Survival After Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Abstract | Full Text | PDF Association Between Operator Procedure Volume and Patient Outcomes in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 22, 2014 3:52 PM CDT
  Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of Cardiovascular Health: A Statement From the Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce         In 2012, as part of a program to reduce all non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025, along with... more...
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging   Editor's Picks Infarct Characterization and Quantification by Delayed Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is a Powerful Independent and Incremental Predictor of Mortality in Patients With... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 19, 2014 4:03 PM CDT
Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Heart Failure     Dose–Response Relationship of Total and Leisure Time Physical Activity to Risk of Heart Failure: A Prospective Cohort Study Abstract | Full Text | PDF Cardiac Structure and Function and Prognosis in Heart Failure... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 18, 2014 1:28 PM 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 of... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Sep 17, 2014 11:31 AM CDT
STROKE WEBINAR #20   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 Sep 16, 2014 4:01 PM CDT
Assessment of the 12-Lead ECG as a Screening Test for the Detection of Cardiovascular Disease in Healthy General Populations of Young People (12-25 years of age) Mandatory and universal cardiovascular mass screening with 12-lead ECGs in large general populations of young healthy people 12-25 years of age... more...
AHA/ACC/HHS Strategies to Enhance Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease and Comorbid Conditions Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are the cornerstones of quality care. CPGs reflect and are impacted by the evolution of discovery,... more...
The rates of both type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are increasing in youth. Two- to 10-fold increases in rates of coronary heart disease and death resulting from coronary heart disease in T1DM were reported in multiple studies involving adults. One approach to cardiovascular disease... more...
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for September Histone Deacetylase 9 Represses Cholesterol Efflux and Alternatively Activated Macrophages in Atherosclerosis Development Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Video: Highlights of ATVB Journal 2014 with... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 27, 2014 2:04 PM CDT
AHA Position: The American Heart Association supports effective regulation that addresses marketing, labeling, quality control of manufacturing, and standards for contaminants. The association also supports including e-cigarettes in smoke-free air laws and prohibiting the sales of e-cigarettes to youth. Latest science... more...
Share this email:           New Issue!   Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics     Editors’ Picks   Genotype-Positive Status in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Is Associated With Higher Rates of Heart Failure Events Abstract | Full... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 25, 2014 12:07 PM CDT
Share this email:           New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions     Editors’ Picks Renal Function–Adjusted Contrast Volume Redefines the Baseline Estimation of Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury Risk in Patients... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 21, 2014 2:34 PM CDT
  Share this email:   New Issue! Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology     Editor's Picks Diagnostic Value of Isoproterenol Testing in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Aug 20, 2014 3:10 PM CDT
Supervision of Exercise Testing by Non-Physicians: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association Recognizes changes in exercise testing patterns and roles in clinical practice Discusses the role of the non-physician as well as the physician in exercise testing ... more...