Journal of the American College of Cardiology notes most accessed papers

December 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (Dec. 22 2014) -- A blood test to rule out heart attack, an advisory about guidelines for preventing high blood pressure, cutting edge research on a new class of cholesterol drugs, and a study that found benefits in early surgery for mitral regurgitation were among the top accessed research studies in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology in 2014. Reviewing articles accessed most often in JACC, the flagship journal of the American College of Cardiology, and the sub-specialty journals JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, and JACC Heart Failure, is one way to reflect on the year in cardiology.

Here are the titles most read accessed papers from the family of JACC journals in 2014:

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGYJACC: CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONSJACC: CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGINGJACC: HEART FAILURE
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The American College of Cardiology is a 47,000-member medical society that is the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. For more information, visit cardiosource.org/ACC.

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, which publishes peer-reviewed research on all aspects of cardiovascular disease, is the most widely read cardiovascular journal worldwide. JACC is ranked No. 1 among cardiovascular journals worldwide for its scientific impact.

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