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10 take-home messages for the management of bradycardia - new guidelines

2018 08 Nov

The  American College of Cardiology,  the  American Heart Association , and the  Heart Rhythm Society  have just released new guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of patients with bradycardia and cardiac conduction disorders.   Bradycardia, defined as a heart rate of less than 50 beats a minute, can limit the amount of blood and oxygen... Read more

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World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018

2018 05 Dec

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ACC 2018 - American College of Cardiology

2018 10 Mar

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Germany's Chest Pain Unit Network - A Success Story

2017 15 May

The creation of a chest pain unit (CPU) network in Germany has improved the quality of diagnosis and treatment of patients with chest pain in the country, resulting in a better prognosis for patients with acute coronary syndrome compared with patients in the emergency department (ED), according to an article published by Journal of the American College... Read more

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Billions Could be Saved with Proper Implementation

2015 04 May

Pranav Puri, a first-year undergrad at the University of Chicago has researched the economic impact of implementation of appropriate use criteria for angioplasties at the UnityPoint Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, Ill. In February 2012, the hospital became one of the first in the country to implement the American College of Cardiology's appropriate... Read more

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Zoom On: Michael Mansour, MD - Chair of the American College of Cardiology Board of Governors

2014 02 Jul

Disparities in healthcare are a key concern of Michael Mansour, MD, FACC, who began his term as Chair of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Board of Governors and secretary of the Board of Trustees in March.  Speaking at the ACC’s Annual Scientific Session, Mansour said, “The ACC is engaged on a daily basis with a wide range of issues to... Read more