Amit Shah, MD, MSCR

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December 11th, 2014

Triple-Vessel Disease in an Asymptomatic Man: CABG, PCI, or Medical Management?

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Amit Shah presents the case of a 66-year-old, physically active, nondiabetic man with no symptoms who was tested for coronary artery calcium and received an unexpectedly high score.


November 7th, 2012

Closing Remarks from AHA

On his return home, a fellow wraps up his AHA.12 experience.


November 7th, 2012

Risk Prediction and Translation to Clinical Practice

Are we focusing too much on risk prediction of CVD? Or not enough?


November 6th, 2012

AHA — There’s an App for That!

AHA.12 may be a haven for the tech-savvy. What tech tricks help you stay organized?


November 5th, 2012

Reclassifying AHA on the West Coast

An evening epidemiology session highlights the value of AHA.12, as a fellow garners multiple insights from a series of speakers.


November 18th, 2011

AHA.11 Concludes and Our Fellows Reflect

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Several Cardiology Fellows who are attending AHA.11 this week are blogging together on CardioExchange.  The Fellows include Revathi Balakrishnan, Eiman Jahangir, John Ryan (moderator), and Amit Shah. Read the previous post here. This is their final post. See their complete coverage at the bottom of this post and in this review of our AHA coverage. Readers, were […]


November 16th, 2011

Evacetrapib – The New Wonder Drug?

Impressive safety and efficacy data on evacetrapib—but it’s too early give odds on whether it’s a true wonder drug or a nightmare like its fellow CETP inhibitor, torceptrapib


November 16th, 2011

AHA Lessons on Emotions and Heart Disease: Depressing Data but Hopeful Trends

Several Cardiology Fellows who are attending AHA.11 this week are blogging together on CardioExchange.  The Fellows include Revathi Balakrishnan, Eiman Jahangir, John Ryan (moderator), and Amit Shah. Read the previous post here. Check back often to learn about the biggest buzz in Orlando. The many studies and sessions devoted to depression and heart disease at AHA — […]


November 15th, 2011

My First Oral Presentation: Life on the Other Side of the Podium

Not having to drag around a poster container was refreshing, but instead I found myself dragging around my dread about my oral presentation.


November 15th, 2011

Finding Wisdom in Unfamiliar Ways in a Familiar Place

The Scientific Sessions are not the only way to learn at AHA.