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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

Mortality rates 71 percent lower at top-rated hospitals

Mortality rates 71 percent lower at top-rated hospitals

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome likely caused by genetic factors

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome likely caused by genetic factors

Catheter angiography may be an unnecessary follow-up to CT angiography

Catheter angiography may be an unnecessary follow-up to CT angiography

Breakthrough in cardiovascular research

Breakthrough in cardiovascular research

Natural aorta grafts have few side effects for infection-prone patients

Natural aorta grafts have few side effects for infection-prone patients

Call for improved treatments of stroke

Call for improved treatments of stroke

New device to treat chronic congestive heart failure

New device to treat chronic congestive heart failure

New hope for aortic dissection survivors

New hope for aortic dissection survivors

Cancer risk from radiation during cardiac CT scans studied

Cancer risk from radiation during cardiac CT scans studied