Endorsements by the American Heart Association

The following documents were developed by other organizations. They were reviewed and endorsed by the Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee, in most cases at the request of the sponsoring organization. Although there is agreement with the general concepts of these documents and confidence in the methodology used by the organization responsible for its development, the AHA may not agree with every identified statement and/or specific wording. These documents were not published by the AHA and are not considered official AHA policy.


HRS Expert Consensus Statement on Remote Interrogation and Monitoring

Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Management of Large Hemispheric Infarction (PDF)


2014 PACES/HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Recognition and Management of Arrhythmias in Adult Congenital Heart Disease


HRS/ACCF Expert Consensus Statement on Pacemaker Device and Mode Selection

2012 ACCF/AATS/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Document on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

2012 HRS/EHRA/ECAS Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

2012 PACES/HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of the Asymptomatic Young Patient with a Wolff-Parkinson-White Electrocardiographic Pattern

Developing an Action Plan for Patient Radiation Safety in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine (Duke University Clinical Research Institute/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Think Tank)


HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy


Heart Rhythm Society Expert Consensus Statement on Transvenous Lead Extraction: Facilities, Training, Indications and Patient Management

EHRA/HRS Expert Consensus on Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias


HRS/EHRA Expert Consensus on the Monitoring of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs): Description of Techniques, Indications, Personnel, Frequency and Ethical Considerations

The AHA Clinical Series

AHA members get a 25 percent discount when purchasing books in the AHA Clinical Series.

Methodology Manual

Readers are referred to the Methodology Manual for ACC/AHA Guideline Writing Committees for more information specific to ACC/AHA practice guideline development.