I) Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery

​A. Myocardial Revascularization

1. STS 2016: Arterial Conduits for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

2. ACC/AHA 2016: Focused Update- Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

3. AHA/ACC 2014: Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

4. ACC/AHA 2013: Management of Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

5. ACC/AHA 2011: Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

6. ACC/AATS/AHA/ASE/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/STS 2017: Coronary Revascularization in Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

7. ACC/AHA/ACP/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS 2012: Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

8. ACC/AHA/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS 2014: Focused Update of the Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With            Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

9. 2020 AHA/ACC Key Data Elements and Definitions for Coronary Revascularization

10. ACC/ESC/ACCF/AHA/WHF Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction (2018)

B. Endocarditis

1. AATS 2016: Surgical Management of Infective Endocarditis

C. Atrial Fibrillation and Other Arrhythmia

1. HRS 2017: Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

2. STS 2017: Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

3. AATS 2014: Prevention and Management of Preoperative Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter for Thoracic Surgical Procedures

4. AHA/ACC/HRS 2014: Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

5. AHA/ACC/HRS 2019: Focused Update of the 2014 Guideline for Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

6. 2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants

7. 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

D. HOCM

1. ACC/AHA 2011: Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

E. Valvular Disease

1. STS/AATS/EACTS 2008: Reporting Mortality and Morbidity After Cardiac Valve Interventions

2. STS 2013: Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta Guidelines

3. AHA/ACC 2014: Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease

4. AHA/ACC 2017: Focused Update- Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease

5. 2020 Focused Update of the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Management of
Mitral Regurgitation

6. 2020 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease

F. Thoracic Aorta

1. STS 2006: Credentialing of Practitioners to Perform Endovascular Stent-Grafting of the Thoracic Aorta

2. SVS 2011: Endovascular repair of traumatic thoracic aortic injury

3. STS 2013: Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta Guidelines

4. ACC/AHA 2010: Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Thoracic Aortic Disease

5. ACC/AHA 2016: Surgery for Aortic Dilatation in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valves

G. Heart Failure

1. ISHLT 2016: Listing criteria for heart transplantation

2. ISHLT 2013: Mechanical circulatory support

3. ACC/AHA 2013: Management of Heart Failure

4. ACC/AHA 2017: Focused Update- Management of Heart Failure

5. 2019 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Risk Assessment, Management, and Clinical Trajectory of Patients Hospitalized WithHeart Failure

H. Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

1. AHA/ACC 2018: Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

I. Perioperative Management

1. STS 2006: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cardiac Surgery, Part 1: Duration

2. STS 2007: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cardiac Surgery, Part 2: Antibiotic Choice

3. STS 2009: Blood Glucose Management During Adult Cardiac Surgery

4. STS 2011: Blood Conservation

5. STS 2012: Use of Antiplatelet Drugs in Patients having Cardiac and Noncardiac Operations

6. STS 2015: Temperature Management During Cardiopulmonary Bypass

7. STS 2017: Resuscitation of Patients who arrest after cardiac surgery

8. AHA/ACC/HRS 2017: Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

9. STS 2018: Anticoagulation during Cardiopulmonary Bypass

10. ACC/AHA/HRS 2018: Evaluation and Management of Patients with Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay

J. Preventative Cardiology

1. 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

2. 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

3. AHA 2020 Clinical Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

4. AHA 2020 Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home

K. Systemic Diseases and the Heart

1. AHA 2020 Cardiovascular Health in American Indians and Alaska Natives

2. AHA 2020 Cardiac Amyloidosis: Evolving Diagnosis and Management

L. Echocardiography Guidelines

1. Image Acquisition, Display and Post-processing

a. ASE Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination in Adults Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography - 2018

b. Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiographic Examination Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists - 2013

d. Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Examination A Consensus Statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists - 2013

e. EAE/ASE Recommendations for Image Acquisition and Display Using Three-Dimensional Echocardiography - 2012

f. Guidelines for the Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Heart in Adults A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography - 2010

2. Chamber Quantification and Contrast Echocardiography

a. ASE Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic Enhancing Agents in Echocardiography 2018 American Society of Echocardiography Guidelines Update - 2018

b. Recommendations for Cardiac Chamber Quantification by Echocardiography in Adults An Update from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging - 2015

3. Valvular Heart Disease

a. Guidelines for the Evaluation of Valvular Regurgitation After Percutaneous Valve Repair or Replacement - 2019

b. Recommendations for Noninvasive Evaluation of Native Valvular Regurgitation - 2017

c. Recommendations on the Echocardiographic Assessment of Aortic Valve Stenosis A Focused Update from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography - 2017

d. Echocardiographic Assessment of Valve Stenosis EAE/ASE Recommendations for Clinical Practice - 2009

e. ASE Recommendations for Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves With Echocardiography and Doppler Ultrasound - 2009

4. Ischemic and non-ischemic Cardiomyopathies

a. Guidelines for Performance, Interpretation, and Application of Stress Echocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease From the American Society of Echocardiography - 2019

b. Appropriate Use Criteria for Multimodality Imaging in the Assessment of Cardiac Structure and Function in Nonvalvular Heart Disease - 2019

c. The Clinical Use of Stress Echocardiography in Non-Ischaemic Heart Disease Recommendations from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography - 2017

d. Recommendations for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function by Echocardiography An Update from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging - 2016

e. Echocardiography in the Management of Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography - 2015

f. Expert Consensus for Multi-Modality Imaging Evaluation of Cardiovascular Complications of Radiotherapy in Adults A Report from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography - 2013

 

5. Pericardial Diseases

a. American Society of Echocardiography Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Disease - 2013

6. Congenital Heart Disease

a. Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiographic Examination in Children and All Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography - 2018

b. Three-dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease An Expert Consensus Document from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography - 2017

c. Guidelines for the Echocardiographic Assessment of Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale From the American Society of Echocardiography and Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions - 2015