The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group are offering two $1.5 million grants to investigators working on cardiovascular extracellular matrix (ECM) research.
Apr 11, 2017 | Practice Management
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group are offering two $1.5 million grants to investigators working on cardiovascular extracellular matrix (ECM) research.
Apr 10, 2017 | Practice Management
Nearly half of adults with a history of cardiovascular disease or at least one major cardiovascular disease risk factor did not have their cholesterol checked within the past year, according to an American Heart Association (AHA) survey.
The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association have developed an algorithm to help emergency medical services (EMS) personnel better identify strokes, assess patients’ conditions and determine the hospital that best meets patients’ needs.
Mar 27, 2017 | Heart Failure
Medicare beneficiaries who received an implantable pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) sensor had a statistically significant 45 percent lower rate of heart failure hospitalizations and reduced costs at six months, according to a retrospective cohort study.
Older adults with atrial fibrillation who underwent left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) at the time of cardiac surgery had an approximately 40 percent reduction in thromboembolism and a 15 percent reduction in all-cause mortality, according to a database analysis.
Mar 24, 2017 | Practice Management
On the final day of this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference, Mary Norine Walsh, MD, assumed her role as the president of the organization.