December 19, 2007 — These guidelines are intended for physicians and nonphysician caregivers who are involved in the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. They provide a framework for considering cardiac risk of noncardiac surgery in a variety of patient and surgical situations.
February 2008 — This document is the result of a close collaboration between the American College of Cardiology's Adult Cardiovascular Medicine Core Cardiology Training (COCATS) Task Force 6 and the Heart Rhythm Society. This Task Force 6 Report is 1 of 13 COCATS 3 Task Force Reports, which encompass training recommendations for the fellowship programs in adult cardiovascular medicine.
April 14, 2008 — The American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society jointed released an update to the 2002 guidelines for device-based therapy of cardiac rhythm abnormalities.
August 21, 2012 — The American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society have jointly released updated guidelines for the use of device based therapies to treat heart rhythm disorders.
August 2005 — A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Update the 2001 Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Heart Failure)
July 2003 — This statement provides additional information regarding maintenance of skills related to device implantation, more detailed training guidelines for CIED implantation and lead extraction, and initial guidelines for implantation of cardiac resynchronization devices that require additional leads to be placed at alternative pacing sites.
October 24, 2004 — The report, written by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force has been endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society in 2004. It provides a synthesis and analysis of expert opinion on the perioperative management of patients with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs).
June 6, 2006 — This update was developed in collaboration with the American Society of Echocardiography, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology.