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2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Mgmt of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
08/16/2018 | Congenital heart disease (CHD) encompasses a range of structural cardiac abnormalities present before birth due to abnormal fetal cardiac development but does not include inherited disorders that may have cardiac manifestations or anatomic variants.
Sedentary Behaviors in Today's Youth: Approaches to the Prev...Childhood Obesity
08/06/2018 | Sedentary Behaviors in Today?s Youth: Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity | This Scientific statement provides a modern perspective on sedentary behavior and its relationship to obesity and other cardiometabolic outcomes in youth, especially adolescents.
IKDS 2018 Science News
06/12/2018 | AHA's coverage of IKDS 2018, studying the latest in Kawasaki's disease -- a children's illness that can affect the coronary arteries and heart muscle.
Public Comment Period for Key Data Elements and Definitions for TTE
06/05/2018 | Accepted June 5?July 5, 2018 -- The ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2018 ACC/AHA/ASE Key Data Elements and Definitions for Transthoracic Echocardiography. This document aims to provide a standardized set of data elements and definition specific to Transthoracic Echocardiography.
Evaluation and Management of Right-Sided Heart Failure
04/12/2018 | The Evaluation and Management of Right-Sided Heart Failure scientific statement examines the diverse causes and treatments for right-sided heart failure (RHF).