State of the heart news conference


American Heart Association go red for women

What: Go Red For Women: State of the Heart news conference

  • Learn the latest on the state of women and heart disease in this country
  • Hear the most s recent statistics and survey information on consumer and physician awareness of women and heart disease including: where we are; how far we've come and how far we still need to go
  • Find out details on two new gender specific scientific statements on treating women with heart disease from the February 1, 2005 women and heart disease themed issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association:
  • Non-invasive testing addressing underuse of these tests in women
  • PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) emphasizing the importance of early diagnosis and referrals for procedures like balloon angioplasty in women

    When: Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    9:30 10:00 a.m. EST News conference (light breakfast available at 9:00 a.m.)
    11:00 12:00 p.m. EST Telephone news conference for off-site media
    To participate call: 1-800- 581-5838
    Ask for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women news conference

    Where: The New York Marriott East Side, 525 Lexington Avenue (between 48th and 49th Sts.) NYC

    Presenters include:

    Moderator: Robert H. Eckel, M.D., University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center and president-elect of the American Heart Association

    Rose Marie Robertson, MD, American Heart Association, chief science officer

    Physician Awareness and Adherence to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guidelines in the United States

  • Lori Mosca, M.D., Ph.D., New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Preventive Cardiology Program

    The Role of Non-Invasive Testing in the Clinical Evaluation of Women with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: American Heart Association Consensus Statement

  • Jennifer H. Mieres, M.D., North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York University

    Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Adjunctive Pharmacotherapy in Women: A Statement for Health Care Professionals from the American Heart Association

  • Alexandra. J. Lansky, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Research Foundation

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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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