The American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC), and Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) issued a focused update last week on management of heart failure.
The appropriate use of stents, the efficacy of cholesterol drugs and the safety of heart failure medication were hot topics at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 56th Annual Scientific ... Yusuf, MD, director of cardiology at McMaster University,
A new scientific advisory—drawn up by the AHA, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and other professional groups—emphasizes the need for patients with drug-coated stents to remain on ... Kim Eagle, FACP, chief of clinical cardiology at the
Results were published Oct. 14 by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Yancy, a professor of medicine and medical social science and chief of cardiology at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. ... It's not the only new explanation, though, Dr. Yancy noted. Other recent research, published in the July 2 Journal of the American
Data from 13,718 consecutive U.S. patients in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry were used to develop the model. ... The results of the study were published online by JAMA Cardiology on
The criteria were published online and appear in the Feb. 10, 2009, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. ... They were jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology, SCAI, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American
In other cardiology news, the FDA recently released a warning about increased risk for ruptures or tears in the aorta in certain patients who use fluoroquinolones, based on an agency review.
Patients with cirrhosis who took beta1-selective blockers had fewer major cardiac and cerebrovascular events within two years of an index myocardial infarction (MI) than those taking nonselective beta-blockers, a Taiwanese study found.
Cardiology. The algorithm differentiates tests with high diagnostic yield from those that are less efficient and accurate. ... American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation. AHA/ACCF scientific statement on the evaluation of syncope