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  • 31. Introducing the Get With The Guidelines-AFIB Ablation Feature Introducing the new Get With The Guidelines-AFIB ablation feature, coming this December.
  • 32. Non-surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) The American Heart Association explains the procedures for afib that do not require surgery, such as Electrical cardioversion, Radiofrequency ablation or catheter ablation, Pulmonary vein isolation ablation (PVI ablation or PVA) and AV node ablation with pacemakers.
  • 33. AFib Social Media Graphic Symptoms Download this graphic explaining the symptoms of atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
  • 34. AFib Social Media Graphic Greater Risk of Stroke Download this graphic explaining why you have a greater risk of stroke if you have atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
  • 35. "Innocent" Heart Murmur Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 36. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 37. About Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
  • 38. Symptoms of Heart Valve Problems Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
  • 39. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 40. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.


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2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
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  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%