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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Changes in blood gene expression during COVID-19 linked with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Changes in blood gene expression during COVID-19 linked with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Complementary, alternative therapies for heart failure have some benefits and potential risks

Complementary, alternative therapies for heart failure have some benefits and potential risks

Researchers receive $11 million NIH grant to evaluate a 5-minute dementia screening tool

Researchers receive $11 million NIH grant to evaluate a 5-minute dementia screening tool

Addition of yoga to regular exercise training supports cardiovascular health and wellbeing

Addition of yoga to regular exercise training supports cardiovascular health and wellbeing

Researchers identify micronutrient supplementation to reduce cardiovascular risk

Researchers identify micronutrient supplementation to reduce cardiovascular risk

Ochsner Medical Center earns "high performing" rating by U.S. News & World Report for maternity care

Ochsner Medical Center earns "high performing" rating by U.S. News & World Report for maternity care

Mount Sinai first in New York to offer telehealth services for low-acuity patients who call 911

Mount Sinai first in New York to offer telehealth services for low-acuity patients who call 911

AHA announces additional research network funding to address lack of diversity, equity in clinical trials

AHA announces additional research network funding to address lack of diversity, equity in clinical trials

Smartwatches used to screen for heart rhythm disorders need more scientific evaluation

Smartwatches used to screen for heart rhythm disorders need more scientific evaluation

Women and men receive different advice on cardiovascular disease prevention

Women and men receive different advice on cardiovascular disease prevention

Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty

Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty

Discovery offers an avenue for development of novel therapies for Chagas disease

Discovery offers an avenue for development of novel therapies for Chagas disease

Hyperactivated brain cells following social trauma impair social reward and promote social avoidance

Hyperactivated brain cells following social trauma impair social reward and promote social avoidance

New method for determining the need for coronary stents, bypass surgery more effective than angiogram

New method for determining the need for coronary stents, bypass surgery more effective than angiogram

Research findings may offer a new potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

Research findings may offer a new potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

Plant-based foods vs. animal-based foods

Plant-based foods vs. animal-based foods

Lower frequency of dietary salt associated with reduced risk of heart disease

Lower frequency of dietary salt associated with reduced risk of heart disease

Vitamin D appears to have no substantial impact on statin-related muscle pain

Vitamin D appears to have no substantial impact on statin-related muscle pain

Previously unknown links between genetic factors in ASD identified

Previously unknown links between genetic factors in ASD identified

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients