Cardiology

Cardiology is the branch of internal medicine dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The field is commonly divided in the branches of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
Percutaneous Closure Procedure

Percutaneous closure can be described as a less-invasive surgical procedure that is used to treat patients with atrial septal defect (ASD) or patent foramen ovale (PFO). Since the utilization of percutaneous closure has evolved over the years, clinicians have already discovered multiple and less invasive methods in treatment, such as catheterization.

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Scientists identify core factors that may put Long QT patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

Scientists identify core factors that may put Long QT patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

Northwestern University scientists unveil a smart, bioresorbable transient pacemaker

Northwestern University scientists unveil a smart, bioresorbable transient pacemaker

Gut bacteria can reduce the effectiveness of certain blood pressure drugs

Gut bacteria can reduce the effectiveness of certain blood pressure drugs

AI model can accurately identify patients at high risk of undiagnosed structural heart disease

AI model can accurately identify patients at high risk of undiagnosed structural heart disease

Study unveils the novel driver of cardiomyocyte loss

Study unveils the novel driver of cardiomyocyte loss

Low GI diet could help heart disease patients control their body weight and waistline

Low GI diet could help heart disease patients control their body weight and waistline

Taste buds can be restrained to enjoy low sodium diet

Taste buds can be restrained to enjoy low sodium diet

Voice analysis app predicts most cases of worsening heart failure in advance

Voice analysis app predicts most cases of worsening heart failure in advance

Even safe levels of alcohol consumption may harm the heart

Even safe levels of alcohol consumption may harm the heart

Unmarried heart failure patients lack confidence to manage their condition, study says

Unmarried heart failure patients lack confidence to manage their condition, study says

High air pollution may increase risk for life-threatening arrhythmias

High air pollution may increase risk for life-threatening arrhythmias

Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center partners with the Price Family Foundation to advance cancer equity

Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center partners with the Price Family Foundation to advance cancer equity

New analysis finds increase in success and efficiency of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention

New analysis finds increase in success and efficiency of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention

Study finds no difference in survival between patients treated with paclitaxel drug-coated devices and non-DCDs

Study finds no difference in survival between patients treated with paclitaxel drug-coated devices and non-DCDs

Clopidogrel monotherapy linked with reduced risk of net adverse clinical events, study finds

Clopidogrel monotherapy linked with reduced risk of net adverse clinical events, study finds

Survey results paint a clear picture of the lack of resources, education and training in cardio-obstetrics

Survey results paint a clear picture of the lack of resources, education and training in cardio-obstetrics

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

Time-restricted eating may reduce cardiovascular risk among older breast cancer survivors

Time-restricted eating may reduce cardiovascular risk among older breast cancer survivors

Less invasive procedure for common heart condition just as effective as conventional open-heart surgery

Less invasive procedure for common heart condition just as effective as conventional open-heart surgery

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements