Science News : WCC 2012 : Friday

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Friday, Apr. 20, 2012
Science News from the World Heart Federation's World Congress on Cardiology

WCC 2012  |  Apr. 18-21, 2012  |  Dubai

WCC 2012 Oral Abstracts in Circulation  |  WCC 2012 Poster Abstracts in Circulation

Novel approaches in rheumatic valvular disease      
wcc12_abstract_SchymikA comparison of mortality between minimally invasive and conventional aortic valve replacement in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis and low risk for conventional aortic valve replacement 
Gerhard Schymik, MD, Department of Medicine, University Medical Centre, Mannheim, 7III. Medizinische Klinik, Vincentius Kliniken, Karlsruhe, Germany
wcc12_abstract_AnjoPrognostic factors in infective endocarditis  
Diana O. L. Anjo, Hipólito Reis, Cardiologia, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Outcomes after acute coronary syndromes 
wcc12_abstract_Al-Mohammadi-1Long-term Outcomes of Acute Coronary Syndrome in Young Adults: Findings from GULF RACE-2 
Mohammad Al-Mohammadi, Department of Cardiac Sciences, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Care and risk management in nursing
wcc12_abstract_shorDistribution of CV Risk Factors in a Convenience Sample of Community Dwelling Kenyans 
Eileen M. Stuart-Shor, PhD, ANP, FAHA, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Related Statistics:
  • CVD effects over 36% of US adults and accounts for over 30% of annual mortality in the United States.
  • Lifetime risk for developing CVD at age forty is 2 in 3 for men and 1 in 2 for women.
  • On average, more than 2,200 Americans die of CVD each day, an average of 1 death every 39 seconds. CVD currently claims more lives each year than cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and accidents combined.
  • Approximately every 34 seconds, an American will have a myocardial infarction.  Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke.
  • Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2012 Update


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