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IV drug abusers who undergo infective endocarditis surgery face higher risk of reoperation or death

IV drug abusers who undergo infective endocarditis surgery face higher risk of reoperation or death

Groundbreaking, combination vaccine may help beat Streptococcus A infections

Groundbreaking, combination vaccine may help beat Streptococcus A infections

Two physicians examine heart disease through a literary lens

Two physicians examine heart disease through a literary lens

Cardiovascular deaths continue to rise globally despite gains in prevention, treatment

Cardiovascular deaths continue to rise globally despite gains in prevention, treatment

Researchers reveal obstacles that prevent Ugandans with RHD from getting life-saving penicillin

Researchers reveal obstacles that prevent Ugandans with RHD from getting life-saving penicillin

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

New guidelines to manage heart failure in children

New guidelines to manage heart failure in children

New guidelines developed to manage heart failure in children with undiagnosed heart disease

New guidelines developed to manage heart failure in children with undiagnosed heart disease

Early detection of heart disease opens up important possibilities of preventing late disease

Early detection of heart disease opens up important possibilities of preventing late disease

Hospitalizations for endocarditis have declined in recent years

Hospitalizations for endocarditis have declined in recent years

Aortic stenosis doubles in patients with family history of the condition

Aortic stenosis doubles in patients with family history of the condition

Health officials discuss new strategies to prevent rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease

Health officials discuss new strategies to prevent rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease

World Heart Federation publishes position statement on rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease

World Heart Federation publishes position statement on rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease

AHA/ASA identify top cardiovascular and stroke research advances for 2012

AHA/ASA identify top cardiovascular and stroke research advances for 2012

Five ACS members receive 2012 Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards

Five ACS members receive 2012 Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards

Routine screening with echocardiogram can detect more cases of RHD

Routine screening with echocardiogram can detect more cases of RHD

Data from 2 new studies on RHD presented at World Congress of Cardiology

Data from 2 new studies on RHD presented at World Congress of Cardiology

Study finds under-treatment of RHD in India, Africa

Study finds under-treatment of RHD in India, Africa

RHD patients seek treatment in the very late stages of disease

RHD patients seek treatment in the very late stages of disease

New guidelines for detection of rheumatic heart disease

New guidelines for detection of rheumatic heart disease