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Defining Quality in Cardiovascular Imaging
12/14/2017 | The key criteria in evaluating quality in CV imaging is whether the procedure would lead to improved patient outcomes, including fewer adverse events and a better patient experience.
Circ CQO Twitter Journal Club: Global Disparities in ICD Use
12/13/2017 | Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Twitter Journal Club: Global Disparities in ICD Use
Circulation: CV Quality & Outcomes 2017 Global Disparities Special Issue
12/06/2017 | Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Global Disparities special issue 2017
2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines
11/13/2017 | This guideline is an update of the NHLBI publication, 'The 7th Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure' (JNC 7) and is a comprehensive resource for the clinical and public health practice communities.
Science News (Scientific Sessions)
11/11/2017 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017. Nov. 11-16, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
Treatment and Outcome of Hemorrhagic Transformation After Intravenous Alteplase
11/02/2017 | While symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage (sICH) is uncommon, it is the most feared complication of intravenous thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke.
Cardiovascular Health in African Americans
10/23/2017 | Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality in African Americans. Life expectancy is about 3.4 years shorter in African Americans than whites and CVD has been estimated to explain about 30-40% of the difference in mortality