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AHA Joins New Cardiovascular Certification Group ABCVM
AHA Joins New Cardiovascular Certification Group ABCVM The American Heart Association (AHA) has now formally voted to join several other cardiovascular societies to form a new professional certification board for cardiovascular medicine, to be known as the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine (ABCVM).


Coronary artery calcium: from risk prediction to treatment allocation and clinical trials
Coronary artery calcium: from risk prediction to treatment allocation and clinical trials Coronary artery calcium (CAC) is a direct measure of an individual’s coronary atherosclerotic burden.


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COVID-19 Vaccination for Healthcare Workers. What You Need to Know
COVID-19 Vaccination for Healthcare Workers. What You Need to Know As most of the world hopes for an end to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, trust in a vaccine provides a glimmer of hope. Limited quantities of 2 anti-COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States, mandating prioritizing populations for vaccination. Healthcare workers (HCW) are key on the list, as they are on COVID-19 care front lines and are at high risk for exposure and transmission.


Current Overview on Hypercoagulability in COVID-19
Current Overview on Hypercoagulability in COVID-19 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has brought many unique pathologies, such as coagulopathy, prompting a desperate need for effective management. COVID-19-associated coagulopathy (CAC) can cause various thromboembolic complications, especially in critically ill patients.


ESC/EACTS to Review Left Main Revascularization Guidance Patrice Wendling
ESC/EACTS to Review Left Main Revascularization Guidance Patrice Wendling The European Society of Cardiology and European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (ESC/EACTS) have announced they will review their joint recommendations for left main coronary artery disease in light of emerging data.



World Heart Day
World Heart Day On World Heart Day, 29 September 2020, we’re asking the world to Use Heart to beat CVD ... for your loved ones, society and you.



Major Indexing Service Calls Out Cardiology Journals for Self-Citation
Major Indexing Service Calls Out Cardiology Journals for Self-Citation More than 70% of the citations in one journal were to other papers in that journal. Another published a single paper that cited nearly 200 other articles in the journal.


Novel Lipid Therapies: 5 Things to Know
Novel Lipid Therapies: 5 Things to Know The development of novel pharmacotherapies targeting low-density lipoprotein (LDL), lipoprotein a, and triglycerides (TG) to help prevent patients' risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) has accelerated during the past decade.