Eagle’s Eye View: Your Weekly CV Update From ACC.org (Week of May 29, 2017)

This week's View takes a look at several publications dealing with the cardiovascular care of children, including developments in the world of congenital heart disease. First, a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) looks at maternal and fetal outcomes of the use of anticoagulation in patients with mechanical heart valves. Next, another study in JACC compares surgical versus catheter-based treatments over a long-term Danish study on children with congenital heart disease. A third study published in JACC investigates longitudinal outcomes of single ventricle patients after the Fontan procedure. Finally, the American Heart Association recently published a scientific statement on CPR in adults and children with mechanical circulatory support.

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Clinical Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Anticoagulation Management, Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Valvular Heart Disease, Anticoagulation Management and ACS, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Cardiac Surgery and Arrhythmias, Cardiac Surgery and CHD and Pediatrics, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Failure, Cardiac Surgery and VHD, Congenital Heart Disease, CHD and Pediatrics and Arrhythmias, CHD and Pediatrics and Imaging, CHD and Pediatrics and Interventions, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Interventions and ACS, Interventions and Imaging, Interventions and Structural Heart Disease, Angiography, Nuclear Imaging

Keywords: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Anticoagulants, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Heart Defects, Congenital, Angiography, Heart Valve Diseases, Heart-Assist Devices, Fontan Procedure, EaglesEyeView

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