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December 1, 1999

Conquering Cardiovascular Disease: Progress and Promise

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliation: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

JAMA. 1999;282(21):2068-2070. doi:10.1001/jama.282.21.2068

This issue of THE JOURNAL reflects many of the numerous research and clinical advances that have occurred in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular disease and, at the same time, provides a window on many issues that will challenge the cardiovascular research community in the years to come. Clearly, the understanding of cardiovascular disease is progressing rapidly and the resulting scientific opportunities are so abundant that continued progress will bring new benefits to patients.