Surgery and Anesthesia

Journals

Heart Transplantation in Children With Down Syndrome
Stroke Risk Stratification in Patients With Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Cautious Optimism Regarding Early Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Left Atrial Decompression in Pediatric Patients Supported With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Failure to Wean From Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Propensity‚ÄźWeighted Analysis
Perfusion Imaging for Endovascular Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke Is Associated With Improved Functional Outcomes in the Early and Late Time Windows

Continuing Education

Manesh R. Patel, MD and Amit Khera, MD are photographed bumping fists. Mark your calendar

Mark your calendars now to experience the premiere global event focusing on improving health by championing scientific discovery and practice-changing educational content.

Begin your #AHA22 experience by submitting an abstract April 13 – June 9, 6:00 PM CST. We can’t wait to see you this November!


Even though #AHA21 was fully virtual, our flagship meeting brought us together across the globe. If you missed some of our great programming, now is your chance!

Members and attendees can now access informative, practice-changing sessions or earn CE credits for free -- through a different link. And nonmembers can purchase our Sessions package or our special CE bundle.

The CVSA Council includes surgeons, anesthesiologists and scientists interested in cardiac, vascular, and thoracic interventions. Involved in basic science and clinical trials, the council seeks to increase awareness of important issues in cardiovascular surgery and anesthesia, disseminate new knowledge, and encourage use of optimal surgical procedures and anesthetic techniques.


The QCOR Council provides a forum for a multidisciplinary group of volunteers committed to making a substantial contribution to reducing the burden of heart disease and stroke through improving healthcare quality and patient outcomes. Members gain insight on how to provide effective, safe, timely, equitable, efficient, and patient-centered care.


AVATAR Results

Victoria Delgado interviews investigator Marko Banovic about the results of the AVATAR trial, which he presented during Scientific Sessions 2021.

aMAZE Results

Mina Chung, MD, FHRS discusses the results of the aMAZE trial with principal investigator David J. Wilber, MD, FAHA, FACC, FHRS. The trial examined percutaneous alternatives to the MAZE procedure for persistent AF.

American Heart Association Professional Members

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