Statements Published in Current Year

The following are valid American Heart Association and American Stroke Association medical and scientific statements and practice guidelines. These are published in Circulation; Stroke; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; Hypertension; Circulation Research or other journals. Most AHA scientific statements and advisories are published in Circulation. Most AHA/ASA scientific statements and guidelines are published in Stroke. Joint AHA and American College of Cardiology (ACC) statements and guidelines also appear in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

July 2014

Evidence for Stroke Family Caregiver and Dyad Interventions
Status of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Hispanics/Latinos in the United States
The Role of Worksite Health Screening

June 2014

Role of Noninvasive Testing in the Clinical Evaluation of Women With Suspected Ischemic Heart Disease

May 2014

Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors
HRS/ACC/AHA Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy in Patients Who Are Not Included or Not Well Represented in Clinical Trials
Stakeholder Discussion to Reduce Population-Wide Sodium Intake and Decrease Sodium in the Food Supply
Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

April 2014

Evolution of “The Guideline Advantage”: Lessons Learned From the Front Lines of Outpatient Performance Measurement
Diagnosis and Treatment of Fetal Cardiac Disease

March 2014

2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Executive Summary
2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
ACC/AHA/SCAI 2014 Health Policy Statement on Structured Reporting for the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Stroke
ACC/AHA Statement on Cost/Value Methodology in Clinical Practice Guidelines and Performance Measures
SCAI/ACC/AHA 2014 Update on Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Without On-Site Surgical Backup
Update: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents
2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease - Executive Summary
2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease - Full Text

February 2014

Depression as a Risk Factor for Poor Prognosis Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
Fibromuscular Dysplasia: State of the Science and Critical Unanswered Questions
Stroke Outcomes Measures Must Be Appropriately Risk Adjusted To Ensure Quality Care of Patients
Methodological Issues in Cohort Studies That Relate Sodium Intake to Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes
Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Women

January 2014

Recommendations for the Management of Cerebral and Cerebellar Infarction With Swelling
The 50th Anniversary of the US Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco: What We’ve Accomplished and Where We Go From Here
 Risk Adjustment of Ischemic Stroke Outcomes for Comparing Hospital Performance

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Scientific Sessions 2014

Late Breaking Basic Science Submissions July 24-August 18