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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Fellowship directors endorse the need for increasing diversity in cardiology

Fellowship directors endorse the need for increasing diversity in cardiology

An overview on fitness to drive for patients with cardiovascular diseases

An overview on fitness to drive for patients with cardiovascular diseases

Weight loss not given sufficient priority in the management of heart patients

Weight loss not given sufficient priority in the management of heart patients

Return to play can be managed for athletes with genetic heart diseases, study suggests

Return to play can be managed for athletes with genetic heart diseases, study suggests

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

Study reports no link between coffee consumption and cardiac arrhythmia

Study reports no link between coffee consumption and cardiac arrhythmia

Preventing lethal blood clots

Preventing lethal blood clots

Leading cardiovascular organizations call for global action to improve clinician well-being

Leading cardiovascular organizations call for global action to improve clinician well-being

BU researcher wins Louis and Artur Lucian Award for contributions to cardiovascular science

BU researcher wins Louis and Artur Lucian Award for contributions to cardiovascular science

Genetic analysis method reveals causal association between thyroid function and serum lipid metabolism

Genetic analysis method reveals causal association between thyroid function and serum lipid metabolism

A type of echocardiogram may predict COVID-19 patients most at risk of developing atrial fibrillation

A type of echocardiogram may predict COVID-19 patients most at risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Insight into the impact of physical activity on sleep

Insight into the impact of physical activity on sleep

Study finds why young South Asian heart attack patients have more adverse outcomes

Study finds why young South Asian heart attack patients have more adverse outcomes

Experts offer guidance on diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children

Experts offer guidance on diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children

CDC grant aims to improve care and outcomes for stroke patients throughout Kentucky

CDC grant aims to improve care and outcomes for stroke patients throughout Kentucky

Study addresses potential interrelations between AID/APOBECs and the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study addresses potential interrelations between AID/APOBECs and the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Mindfulness-based therapy could be a viable treatment for insomnia

Mindfulness-based therapy could be a viable treatment for insomnia

Adults with ADHD at higher risk of many physical conditions, finds study

Adults with ADHD at higher risk of many physical conditions, finds study

First synthetic circuit consists of entirely fast, reversible protein-protein interactions

First synthetic circuit consists of entirely fast, reversible protein-protein interactions

Inventor gender gap partially responsible for many missing female-focused inventions

Inventor gender gap partially responsible for many missing female-focused inventions