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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.
Promoting Risk Identification and Reduction of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
05/10/2018 | The majority of women consider their Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) as their primary care physician, especially during childbearing years. Annual well woman visits provide the perfect opportunity to evaluate a woman?s cardiovascular risks.
New JAHA Featured Articles - May 1, 2018
05/04/2018 | New featured articles from JAHA for May 1, 2018.
ILCOR COSCA (Core Outcome Set for Cardiac Arrest) in Adults and ILCOR Knowledge
04/26/2018 | The Core Outcome Set for Cardiac Arrest (COSCA) initiative, a partnership between patients, their partners, clinicians, research scientists, and the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, sought to develop a consensus core outcome set for cardiac arrest for effectiveness trials.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Infants and Children With Cardiac Disease
04/23/2018 | Cardiac arrest occurs at a higher rate in children with heart disease than in healthy children.
New JAHA Featured Articles April 3, 2018
04/09/2018 | New featured articles from JAHA for April 3, 2018.
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Systems of Care
02/26/2018 | Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains a major public health challenge; approximately 356,500 people are treated for OHCA annually in the U.S.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Current State of the Science
02/22/2018 | Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is an important cause of Myocardial Infarction, especially in young women, but its prevalence is uncertain because it's underdiagnosed. A lack of familiarity with the condition contributes to it being missed in young women even in the presence of classic symptoms. Limitations of current coronary angiographic techniques exacerbate this problem.