April 2014

Do You Support the New Cholesterol Guidelines and Risk Calculator?

April 17, 2014

Clinical Forum

In this edition of Clinical Forum, we asked Cardiology Review editorial board members and an invited guest to comment on the controversial new cholesterol guidelines and risk calculator issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) in November 2013.

Meeting Report: American College of Cardiology 2014

April 17, 2014

Meeting Report

More than 13,000 physicians and cardiovascular team members attended the ACC 2014 meeting in Washington, DC, to focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Updated Guidance Issued on Valvular Heart Disease

April 16, 2014

News & Trends

The updated valvular heart disease guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology now incorporate transcatheter aortic valve implantation, which is now recommended for patients who are not candidates for surgery and would be expected to survive longer than 1 year after intervention.

New Cholesterol Guidelines: Comments on the Controversy

April 16, 2014

Letter from the Publisher

Clinicians have been able to review these guidelines in detail and also take a closer look at how they relate to their patients and practice, the resulting answers are enlightening