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Using Lasers To Detect Heart Attack And Stroke

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) from atherosclerosis accounts for 29 percent of deaths worldwide and ranks second only to infectious and parasitic disease. Deaths from CVD are often premature, and millions of nonfatal events result in disability. Atherosclerosis is a slow,...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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The APACVS Board, at its March 1 meeting, voted to reinstate the Ambassador's Program for membership. The Program provides for a 20 percent discount on your dues for the coming year for every new member you recruit to the APACVS, up to a 100 percent discount! New members...

source: APACVS

Volunteerism is the lifeblood of our organization. We are looking for committed individuals to get involved and embrace their membership in the APACVS. Whether your interest is in social media, writing, education or membership there is a volunteer position for you! A variety...

source: APACVS

The APACVS Cardiac Service Orientation Curriculum: A Manual for Students, Residents & New Staff is the first national curriculum developed to help guide training programs, preceptors and students involved with a Cardiac Surgery Elective Rotation. This premier curriculum...

source: APACVS

For women with high risk for complications, transcatheter aortic valve replacement may be a better option compared with surgical AVR, according to a study published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. However, higher costs and increased risk of need for...

source: Cardiology Today's Intervention

Residents in general surgery and internal medicine both vastly overestimated patients' risk of postsurgical complications compared to a validated algorithm, a new study found. In total, the residents overestimated risk by an...

source: Cardiovascular Business

Nearly half of patients failed to receive follow-up imaging within a year of vascular surgery, even if their hospitals participated in a national quality improvement registry, according to an analysis of Medicare beneficiaries....

source: Cardiovascular Business


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