Top Scientific Advances in Cardiovascular Disease in Older Populations

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Top Scientific Advances in Cardiovascular Disease in Older Populations

chyun_DeborahDeborah Chyun, PHD RN FAHA FAAN
Chair, Cardiovascular Disease in Older Populations Committee
Associate Professor
Director, Florence Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research and Theory Development
New York University


shen_WinWin K Shen, MD FAHA
Vice-Chair, Cardiovascular Disease in Older Populations Committee
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic



Cardiac Care for Older Adults: Time for a New Paradigm
Forman DE, Rich MW, Alexander KP, Zieman S, Maurer MS, Najjar SS, Cleveland JC, Krumholz HM, Wenger NK. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2011; J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(18):1801-1810, doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2011.02.014.



Arterial Stiffness and Vitamin D Levels: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
Giallauria F, Milaneschi Y, Tanaka T, Maggio M, Canepa M, Elango P, Vigorito C, Lakatta EG, Ferrucci L, and Strait J. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2012; J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Oct;97(10):3717-23 first published ahead of print July 5, 2012, doi:10.1210/jc.2012-1584.
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End-of-Life Preferences of Elderly Patients With Chronic Heart Failure
Brunner-La Rocca HP, Rickenbacher P, Muzzarelli S, Schindler R, Maeder MT, Jeker U, Kiowski W, Leventhal ME, Pfister O, Osswald S, Pfisterer ME, and Rickli H. European Heart Journal. 2012; Eur Heart J (2012) 33 (6): 752-759, doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr411.



Safety and Effectiveness of Antithrombotic Strategies in Older Adult Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Non–ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Fosbol EL, Wang TY, Li S, Piccini JP, Lopes RD, Shah B, Mills RM, Klaskala W, Alexander KP, Thomas L, Roe MT and Peterson ED. American Heart Journal. 2012; Am Heart J. 2012 Apr;163(4):720-8, doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2012.01.017, Epub 2012 Mar 14.
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Long-Term Survival After Aortic Valve Replacement Among High-Risk Elderly Patients in the United States : Insights From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, 1991 to 2007
Brennan JM, Edwards FH, Zhao Y, O'Brien SM, Douglas PS and Peterson ED. Circulation. 2012; CIRCULATIONAHA.112.091371 published online before print August 20, 2012, doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.091371.



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