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2019 Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
03/17/2019 | The purpose of this guideline is to review and consolidate existing recommendations into a single guidance document focused on the primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).
Cardiorenal Syndrome: Classification, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
03/11/2019 | There is an overlap between cardiovascular and kidney disease: hemodynamic interactions of heart and kidney failure, the impact on atherosclerotic disease across both organs, and neurohormonal activation are some of several overlap examples.
Role of Cardiac Cath Lab in the Mgmt of Patients With Out-of-Hosp Cardiac Arrest
02/14/2019 | Coronary artery disease is prevalent in different causes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), especially in individuals presenting with shockable rhythms of ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VF/pVT).
ISC 2019 Science News
02/05/2019 | AHA's Science News for ISC 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 6-8, 2019. In-depth interviews and a deep-dive look into studies presented at the conference.
CIRCULATION Editor's Picks December 2018
12/19/2018 | CIRCULATON Editor's Picks for December 2018
Statin Safety and Associated Adverse Events
12/10/2018 | Statins have a major impact in reducing the incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke and over 30 years of clinical investigation show that statins exhibit few serious adverse effects.
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition
11/12/2018 | The American Heart Association is adopting the 2018 physical activity guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which were announced on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the American Heart Association?s flagship meeting Scientific Sessions.
Use of Risk Assessment Tools to Guide Decision-Making in Primary Prev of ASCVD
11/10/2018 | This AHA/ACC special report serves as a companion to the 2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines and 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines.
2018 Cholesterol Management Guideline
11/10/2018 | The 2018 guideline addresses the practical management of patients with high blood cholesterol and related disorders.
Video Series: 2018 Cholesterol Guideline
11/10/2018 | This cholesterol video series is a companion resource for the 2018 Cholesterol Management Guideline.
Science News (Scientific Sessions) 2018
11/10/2018 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2018. Nov. 10-12, 2018 in Chicago, Ill.