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The hottest research from various peer-reviewed journals – handpicked weekly by the ACC.org Editorial Board led by Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC.

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Psychological Status in Evaluation, Management of CV Disease

Psychological status is associated with cardiovascular health and prognosis, and clinicians should consider psychological health in evaluation and management of patients with or at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to an American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement published in Circulation.

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Cerebral Embolic Protection For TAVR: TVT Registry Results

An observational study using data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/ACC Transcatheter Valve Therapy (STS/ACC-TVT) Registry to evaluate the relationship between embolic protection device (EPD) use during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and clinical outcomes.

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PVI With Paclitaxel-Coated Devices Safe, With No Increased Mortality, NCDR Study Shows

Use of paclitaxel-coated devices (PCD) during peripheral vascular intervention (PVI) procedures may be safe, with no increased mortality up to two years, compared with PVI without PCD, according to a study published in the American Heart Journal.

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Clinical Topics: Cardiac Surgery, Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention

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