Vascular Disease and Thrombosis

SAMSON Results

Investigator James Howard, MB, PhD summarizes the results of the SAMSON trial. The trial’s innovative study design sought to identify the root cause of the symptoms contributing to patient nonadherence to statin therapy.

Science News

VIDEO: The American Heart Association Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
STRENGTH and OMEMI trial results at #AHA20: No reduction in CV events from omega-3 fatty acids
Health Equity and Structural Racism Language Guide (PDF)
Call to Action: Structural Racism as a Fundamental Driver of Health Disparities
Early menopause predicts early heart trouble for white women

Journals

Towards the Therapeutic Use of TSP-1 (Thrombospondin-1)/CD47 Targeting TAX2 Peptide as an Antithrombotic Agent
Aging Impairs Mitochondrial Function and Mitophagy and Elevates Interleukin 6 Within the Cerebral Vasculature
Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Patients With Inherited Thrombophilia and Venous Thromboembolism: A Prospective Cohort Study
Response by Rodemerk et al to Letter Regarding Article, “Pathophysiology of Intracranial Aneurysms: COX-2 Expression, Iron Deposition in Aneurysm Wall, and Correlation With Magnetic Resonance Imaging”
Cardiac Myxoma Embolization Causing Ischemic Stroke and Multiple Partially Thrombosed Cerebral Aneurysms

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PVD Council partners are focused on improving the care of patients with vascular diseases by advancing science, education, advocacy, and improved healthcare delivery. Partners support the AHA mission through active involvement in the council’s scientific initiatives and educational programs, including the annual Scientific Sessions and Vascular Discovery meetings.


The ATVB Council focuses on arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology. The council advances research, addresses prevention, improves diagnosis and treatment, and works actively with other organizations. It shares reliable information through its annual conference, awards and lectures, and in the AHA’s journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.


The CLCD Council supports AHA objectives in clinical cardiology, promotes excellent clinical care, and fosters professional development and education for clinical cardiologists. Through council-sponsored symposia, panels, and scientific conferences, partners can access and interpret new developments in the field and promote clinical cardiology to professional and lay audiences.


The 3CPR Council’s areas of focus encompass integrated cardiopulmonary physiology, critical care, emergency cardiovascular care, and CPR. The council takes a bench-to-bedside and community approach to clinical care, research, and basic science. Pulmonary hypertension and regulation of pulmonary circulation have been topics of ongoing attention.


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