Tag: American Heart Association

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Amputation rates higher for people with PAD who are poor or...

Poverty and Black race were associated with higher rates of lower-leg amputation among people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who live in metropolitan areas, according to new...

AHA publishes updated scientific statement on PAD

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a new scientific statement on lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), focusing on contemporary epidemiology, management gaps, and future directions. The...

Coming up: VRIC and VAM 2021 submission portals set to open

Abstracts for next year’s Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) will be accepted beginning Nov. 3. VRIC 2021 is held the day before and in...

Study identifies new genetic factors associated with AAA risk

The American Heart Association (AHA) recently announced the publication of a study identifying 14 new genes linked to an increased risk of abdominal aortic...

AHA, ISTH release joint statement on future VTE research priorities

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) issued a joint scientific statement July 8 outlining research priorities...

AHA issues call to action to prevent VTE in hospitalised patients

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the leading cause of preventable hospital death in the U.S. and worldwide. A new policy statement from the American Heart...

Updated USPSTF recommendations on screening for AAAs remain faithful to 2014...

Updated recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) remain consistent with the 2014 guidance while incorporating new evidence. The United States Preventive Services Task...