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2013-08-27 23:31:50

Drs. Peter Block and Charles Chambers Discuss the Benefits of Peer Review Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The latest round of Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) E3: More Than Peer Review video series, taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, will be released this week with Peter C. Block, MD, FSCAI, Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Charles E....

2013-08-21 23:29:02

SHAPE applauds the American College of Cardiology's decision to appoint Dr. Fuster to be the next editor-in-chief of the JACC, its acclaimed peer-reviewed publication. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is pleased to congratulate Dr. Valentin Fuster, renowned cardiologist and scientific investigator, on being named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). He will succeed the...

2013-08-15 23:26:32

ACE launches new 3-part video series on the importance of peer review. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Emphasizing the importance of establishing routine objective, external reviews of cardiac cath lab (CCL) processes, Ralph G. Brindis, MD, MPH, MACC, FSCAI, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine & the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, Senior Medical Officer, External Affairs, ACC National Cardiovascular...

2013-08-15 23:01:01

Global Leader in Cardiology, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center is New Editor-in-Chief of JACC New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has selected internationally recognized cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, as its next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). Dr. Fuster will begin his five-year...

2013-08-15 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-renowned cardiologist and researcher Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the nation's leading source of clinical information in the area of cardiovascular medicine and the flagship journal of the American College of Cardiology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130815/DC65056) "JACC has long been committed to bringing the newest and...

2013-08-08 14:30:41

Traditional exercise centers more likely to have AEDs, leading to reduced death rates People experiencing sudden cardiac arrest at exercise facilities have a higher chance of survival than at other indoor locations, likely due to early CPR and access to an automated external defibrillator (AED), among other factors, according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The findings underscore the importance of having AEDs in places where people...

2013-07-24 23:29:44

New Standards Establish Comprehensive Guidelines for Interventional Cardiology Best Practice (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) announced this week that updated standards for cardiac intervention procedures have been published and are now available for download on the ACE website (http://www.cvexcel.org). ACE updated its Cath/PCI standards to align with the recently published clinical competency document for PCI which includes information on...

2013-07-22 23:23:52

Asher Kimchi, M.D., Founder and Chairman of the International Academy of Cardiology, today announced the selection of Ezra A. Amsterdam, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA, to deliver the seventh H.J.C. Swan Memorial Lecture at the Opening Ceremony of the International Academy of Cardiology, 18th World Congress on Heart Disease, Annual Scientific Sessions 2013 to be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada, from Friday, July 26...

2013-07-18 10:31:06

A Johns Hopkins study finds that healthy people who carry a genetic mutation for arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) are at much higher risk of developing the symptoms of the life-threatening heart disease if they participate in endurance sports and frequent exercise. The study also suggests that those carriers who significantly cut back on their exercise regimen may reduce their risk or delay the onset of symptoms. An article on the study results is...

2013-07-11 12:41:47

Excess stomach fat more dangerous than fat elsewhere on the body Individuals with excessive abdominal fat have a greater risk of heart disease and cancer than individuals with a similar body mass index (BMI) who carry their fat in other areas of the body, according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Death and disease risk associated with excess body weight can vary among individuals with similar BMI. Ectopic fat, or fat located where...


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Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2012-04-29 23:03:49

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of cardiovascular disease, including original clinical studies, experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance, state-of-the-art papers, viewpoints, and editorials and essays interpreting and commenting on the research presented. According to its website, http://content.onlinejacc.org, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology is the...

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