2019 ACC-AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

2019 ACC-AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

A working group of Johns Hopkins Medicine cardiologists, including Dr. Roger Blumenthal, American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) colleagues have released updated guidelines for clinicians and patients on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. These new recommendations were presented at the 2019 ACC 68th Annual Scientific Session and Expo on March 17, 2019 and published in the journal Circulation.


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Roger Blumenthal, MD

Roger Blumenthal, MD

Director of Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Clinical Connection, Kenneth Jay Pollin Professor in Cardiology

Dr. Blumenthal's principal clinical and research interests involve the optimal management of ischemic heart disease, noninvasive detection of coronary atherosclerosis, and the development of new strategies to optimize the management of ...

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