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Review an executive summary of the 2019 AUC for Multimodality Imaging in the Assessment of Cardiac Structure and Function in Nonvalvular Heart Disease: #JACC  #cvImaging 

According to a recent Expert Analysis, the evaluation of cryptogenic #stroke  requires review of a wide differential & systematic evaluation of potential etiologies of stroke. Read more: #cvPrev 

Can a model of care involving nonphysician health workers, primary care physicians, family & the provision of effective medications substantially reduce #CVD  risk? Find out in this journal scan: #cvPrev 

ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway defines clinical trajectories of 🏥 HF pts, emphasizes optimal Rx of comorbidites, assessment of barriers to optimal GDMT use, monitoring of IV to PO diuretic transition, care plan ed & early post DC f/u. @tanushgupta 

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Are you in the #NOLA  area? Check out this free 2-hour session with @nationallipid  at @LSUHealthNO ! Earn free #CME  #CE  credit while learning about the appropriate methods required to seek and obtain approval for prescribing #PCSK9  inhibition therapies.

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Are you an #ACCEarlyCareer  or #ACCFIT  member looking to your expand leadership skills? Submit your application to be a part of the #ACCLeadership  Academy Cohort IV.

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1 in 14 patients undergoing peripheral endovascular intervention using fluoroscopic imaging for the treatment of lower extremity #cvPAD  suffer tissue injury from treatment, have an increased risk of malignancy. Read more about this #JACCINT  study: #NCDR 

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While the risk-adjusted in-hospital mortality rate was not different between hybrid revascularization & multivessel #PCI , patients who had hybrid revascularization were less likely to receive P2Y12 inhibitors at discharge. Read more: #NCDR 

Maintain your credentials without taking the 10-year exam! Enrollment is now open for the CMP! @ABIMFoundation 

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Ticagrelor monotherapy after 3 months of #DAPT  was associated with a lower incidence of bleeding without ischemic harm in high-risk patients who underwent #PCI : #VisualAbstract  #TCT2019 

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ISAR-REACT 5 trial showed that prasugrel was superior to ticagrelor at preventing major adverse ischemic events. #ESCCongress 

This Friday is #WorldHeartDay . Be sure to use the hashtag to share how you love, fuel & move your heart!

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Statement from the American College of Cardiology on Gun Violence @ACPinternists  @AmerMedicalAssn  #thisisourlane 

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Check out the #visualabstract  for the DAPA-HF trial, which found that dapagliflozin was superior to placebo at preventing CV death and #heartfailure  events.   @usamanasirmd  #ESCCongress 

Friday, Sept. 29 is #WorldHeartDay ! ACC encourages everyone to share heart healthy tips on how you power your heart.

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ACC.17 is underway in Washington, DC! Follow @ACCCardioEd  and use the hashtag #ACC17  for complete coverage

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2019 ESC/ERS guidelines for acute PE give new recommendations on triage & diagnosis, role of systemic lysis & catheter directed therapies, DOACs over VKA as preferred AC, & Rx of PE in specific scenarios such as pregnancy, cancer, etc. #ACCFIT  @tanushgupta 

The PIONEER-HF trial showed that sacubitril/valsartan reduced NT-proBNP to a greater degree than enalapril among eligible patients admitted w/ acute decompensated #HeartFailure : #ACC19 

The 2018 ACC Decision Pathway on Tobacco Cessation Treatment provides a comprehensive & structured approach to evaluating and treating tobacco dependence. #JACC  #cvPrev 

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