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Minimally invasive procedure enables patients to be out of the hospital within a few days

Minimally invasive procedure enables patients to be out of the hospital within a few days

New risk assessment tool predicts mortality for atrial fibrillation patients after completion of TAVR

New risk assessment tool predicts mortality for atrial fibrillation patients after completion of TAVR

Urgent action needed to clear heart surgery backlogs, research suggests

Urgent action needed to clear heart surgery backlogs, research suggests

Children's Colorado first in the world to implant the newly FDA-approved G-Armor Stent

Children's Colorado first in the world to implant the newly FDA-approved G-Armor Stent

Chewing gum after cardiac surgery may accelerate the return of gut function

Chewing gum after cardiac surgery may accelerate the return of gut function

New hydrogel prevents the formation of adhesions after cardiac surgery

New hydrogel prevents the formation of adhesions after cardiac surgery

Analysis reveals benefits of using longer covered stent in patients with rare congenital heart disease

Analysis reveals benefits of using longer covered stent in patients with rare congenital heart disease

Study reveals new source of abnormal lymphatic flow that may account for plastic bronchitis

Study reveals new source of abnormal lymphatic flow that may account for plastic bronchitis

3D-printed organ model can improve surgical outcomes for heart patients

3D-printed organ model can improve surgical outcomes for heart patients

Study reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease

Study reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease

Less invasive heart treatment now available to all Australians living with aortic stenosis

Less invasive heart treatment now available to all Australians living with aortic stenosis

QUT leads study to improve quality of life for children with congenital heart disease

QUT leads study to improve quality of life for children with congenital heart disease

Researchers recommend TEG test to identify undetected blood clots in COVID-19 ICU patients

Researchers recommend TEG test to identify undetected blood clots in COVID-19 ICU patients

UC physician-researcher explores why TAVR doesn't work well for some patients

UC physician-researcher explores why TAVR doesn't work well for some patients

Blood clotting disorders may explain some of the worst symptoms of COVID-19

Blood clotting disorders may explain some of the worst symptoms of COVID-19

New study highlights inequity in access to TAVR procedure across Canada

New study highlights inequity in access to TAVR procedure across Canada

Trial confirms the effectiveness of TAVR strategy in a real-world setting

Trial confirms the effectiveness of TAVR strategy in a real-world setting

TAVR shows high rate of success and low risk of death in patients with bicuspid valve

TAVR shows high rate of success and low risk of death in patients with bicuspid valve

Researchers succeed in beating-heart surgery to repair mitral valve

Researchers succeed in beating-heart surgery to repair mitral valve

A broken heart for Valentine’s Day turns to healing

A broken heart for Valentine’s Day turns to healing