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Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Outcome Reports
09/16/2019 | This update of the Utstein template (a framework for comparing systems of care for cardiac arrest) focuses on in-hosp...
STROKE | Trending Topics | August 2019
09/13/2019 | Stroke Trending Topics for August 2019
HYPERTENSION | Editor's Picks | October 2019
09/13/2019 | Hypertension Editor's Picks for October 2019

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Science News from Hypertension 2019
09/05/2019 | Selected science and exclusive interviews with the top researchers presenting at AHA's Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2019 in New Orleans.
ESC Congress 2019 Science News
08/31/2019 | AHA's Science News: Coverage of the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2019 in Paris, France. Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2019.
Science News for BCVS 2019
07/29/2019 | Exclusive video interviews and highlighted science from the BCVS 2019 Scientific Sessions in Boston, MA.
Science News for Vascular Discovery 2019
05/14/2019 | Exclusive video interviews, results, and insights into selected science and presentations from Vascular Discovery 2019 Scientific Session...
QCOR 2019 Science News
04/05/2019 | Science News from Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) 2019 Scientific Sessions | April 5-6, 2019 | Arlington, VA

Science News Commentaries
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Precision Medicine for Heart Failure: using ?omics? technologies to find the roa
09/12/2019 | Author: Kory J. Lavine MD, PhD and, Charles E. Canter, MD | Precision and personalized approaches to health care hold...
Peripheral Artery Disease Supervised Exercise Therapy: Solvitur Ambulando
08/26/2019 | Author: Elizabeth Ratchford, MD, FSVM | Exercise plays a fundamental role in the treatment of peripheral artery disea...
Hepatic Mechanisms of Action in the Triglyceride-Lowering Effect of Omega-3 Fatt
08/19/2019 | Author: Joanne Hsieh, PhD | The atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk posed by hypertriglyceridemia has...
Understanding Perfusion Evaluation in Critical Limb Ischemia: Mission Possible
08/12/2019 | Author: Tarek A. Hammad, MD | As per the 2016 AHA/ACC guidelines on the management of patients with lower extremity p...
Living in the Era of the Fontan: Failure Should Simply Not be an Option
07/01/2019 | Authors: Jordan D. Awerbach, MD, MPH & Richard A. Krasuski, MD | Pediatric and adult congenital cardiology have under...

Science News Videos

Intersections between the Vascular System and Cancer

Kathleen Martin, PhD interviews Rosandra Kaplan, MD about her research on intersections between the vascular system and cancer, which she presented during Vascular Discovery 2019.

Watch the full Vascular Discovery 2019 Scientific Sessions video playlist

Leveraging Behavioral Economics for Better Cardiovascular Outcomes

QCOR 2019 Vice-Chair Michael Ho, MD interviews Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS about his research on using principles of behavioral economics to achieve better outcomes for patients recovering from a cardiac event.

Watch the full QCOR 2019 Scientific Sessions video playlist


Renato Lopes, MD, MHS, PhD, summarizes the results of the AUGUSTUS trial, which compared treatment outcomes for patients with AF and ACS and/or PCI, and also taking a P2Y12 inhibitor. See the study:  AUGUSTUS Clinical Trial Details

Watch the full Science News from ACC.19 video playlist