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HYPERTENSION | High Impact Papers | Fall 2018
10/04/2018 | Hypertension High Impact Papers for Fall 2018
Genetic Basis for Congenital Heart Disease: Revisited
09/27/2018 | New genomic techniques have become widely available, dramatically changing our understanding of the causes of congenital heart disease (CHD) since the initial Scientific Statement on the genetic basis of CHD in 2007.
Cardiovascular Health in Turner Syndrome
09/24/2018 | This Scientific Statement provides updated information about the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Turner Syndrome (TS).
Chagas Cardiomyopathy: An Update of Current Clinical Knowledge and Management
08/20/2018 | Chagas disease, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, is an important etiology of heart failure, stroke, arrhythmia, and sudden death. It has spread beyond its origins in Central and South America, Chagas disease and now affects at least 300,000 US residents and is growing in prevalence in other traditionally non-endemic areas.
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.