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93-year old man with life threatening aneurysm treated using new fenestrated endograft stent

93-year old man with life threatening aneurysm treated using new fenestrated endograft stent

Losartan shows promise in treating Marfan syndrome

Losartan shows promise in treating Marfan syndrome

Having heart surgery? Watch your blood sugar

Having heart surgery? Watch your blood sugar

New understanding of how exercise impacts the heart

New understanding of how exercise impacts the heart

Genetic variants of USF1 are associated with the increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Genetic variants of USF1 are associated with the increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Groundbreaking surgery removes all abdominal organs to get at cancer

Groundbreaking surgery removes all abdominal organs to get at cancer

Kidney donor age linked to aortic siffening

Kidney donor age linked to aortic siffening

Best way to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms

Best way to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms

Patient with AIDS finds heart-assit device is an option when transplant is not

Patient with AIDS finds heart-assit device is an option when transplant is not

Hardening of the arteries - mutant gene identified as culprit

Hardening of the arteries - mutant gene identified as culprit

New minimally invasive procedure for torn aorta repair

New minimally invasive procedure for torn aorta repair

New minimally invasive method to repair tears in the aorta

New minimally invasive method to repair tears in the aorta

What's needed to protect the heart during such operations?

What's needed to protect the heart during such operations?

Life-threatening gene defect related to thoracic aortic disease discovered

Life-threatening gene defect related to thoracic aortic disease discovered

Common blood pressure medications ACEIs and ARBs provide equal control

Common blood pressure medications ACEIs and ARBs provide equal control

Research sheds light on carotid artery stenting risk in elderly

Research sheds light on carotid artery stenting risk in elderly

Simple blood test may accurately detect thoracic aneurysm disease

Simple blood test may accurately detect thoracic aneurysm disease

Canada leads in new heart valve replacement surgery

Canada leads in new heart valve replacement surgery

New therapy for chronic spasticity and rigidity

New therapy for chronic spasticity and rigidity

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury