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AHA honors 2 hypertension researchers

September 24, 2017

The American Heart Association awarded two hypertension researchers with the Excellence Award for Hypertension Research during the AHA Council on Hypertension, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease and the American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, according to a press release.

Allyn L. Mark, MD, professor of internal medicine-cardiovascular medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, and Richard J. Roman, PhD, chair of pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, both received their awards and presented lectures on their work during the meeting.

AHA awards first Cardiovascular Center for Excellence designation

September 23, 2017
The Regional Hospital of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania, is the first hospital to receive the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence accreditation by the American Heart…
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HRS updates guidelines for lead management in implantable devices

September 22, 2017
The Heart Rhythm Society issued an expert consensus statement addressing lead management for patients with CV implantable electronic devices, including indications for…
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PCI comparable to CABG in left main CAD treatment

September 22, 2017
Although CABG has been the standard therapy for patients with left main coronary artery stenosis, new data suggest that PCI with drug-eluting stents may be a valid…

Gurman says, ‘Our voice is their voice’ in explaining the importance of physician advocacy

September 22, 2017
At a time when the state of health care is in flux, it is critical that physicians engage in the national debate by telling their stories and those of their patients to…
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Ace the Case: 85-Year-old Man with Speech Difficulty and Extremity Weakness

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