JACC in a Flash
Featured topics and Editors' Picks from all of ACC's JACC Journals.
While most cardiovascular program directors (PDs) are satisfied with their roles, burnout and stress are prevalent, especially among women and those who are younger and/or in large, university-based programs. These findings are part of an annual survey developed by ACC's Program Directors and Graduate Medical Educators Section, the results of which were published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities in the cardiovascular workforce continue to experience a lack of representation and face discrimination, inequitable job negotiations and burnout in their professional lives, according to a new analysis of ACC's 2015 Professional Life Survey, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Original research lending to the body of evidence surrounding the management and treatment of amyloidosis, as well as focused case challenges, state-of-the-art reviews, primers and international perspectives, complete a recent special JACC: CardioOncology amyloidosis issue.
Women with left-sided breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy between 1985 and 2008 had over twice the risk of subsequent coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to women with right-sided breast cancer with up to 27.5 years of follow up, according to a study published Sept. 21 in JACC: CardioOncology.
Individuals undergoing TAVR for bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) stenosis, compared with tricuspid aortic valve (TAV) stenosis, had similar device success and one-year survival, but a higher risk of complications, according to a study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.
Between 2014 and 2020, there was a nearly 10-fold increase in transcatheter mitral valve procedural volumes in the U.S., with clinical outcomes generally improving too, according to a state-of-the-art review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
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