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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Advocate Health selected for CMS GUIDE Model aimed at advancing dementia care

Advocate Health selected for CMS GUIDE Model aimed at advancing dementia care

From Dr. Oz to heart valves: A tiny device charted a contentious path through the FDA

From Dr. Oz to heart valves: A tiny device charted a contentious path through the FDA

Combined use of popular diabetes drugs likely to offer additional protection against heart and kidney disease

Combined use of popular diabetes drugs likely to offer additional protection against heart and kidney disease

Study shows safety of pulsed field ablation for treating patients with atrial fibrillation

Study shows safety of pulsed field ablation for treating patients with atrial fibrillation

Novel compound amplifies naloxone's power to reverse overdoses

Novel compound amplifies naloxone's power to reverse overdoses

Implementing patient-centered palliative care may help improve quality of life for people with heart disease

Implementing patient-centered palliative care may help improve quality of life for people with heart disease

Study examines the impact of private equity acquisitions on cardiology practices

Study examines the impact of private equity acquisitions on cardiology practices

Global burden of heart failure: prevalence, incidence, and risk factors unveiled

Global burden of heart failure: prevalence, incidence, and risk factors unveiled

Plant-based meats may boost heart health despite being ultra-processed, study finds

Plant-based meats may boost heart health despite being ultra-processed, study finds

Microscopic changes in the liver can be used to predict pancreatic cancer spread

Microscopic changes in the liver can be used to predict pancreatic cancer spread

Using liver biopsies to identify predictors of pancreatic cancer metastasis

Using liver biopsies to identify predictors of pancreatic cancer metastasis

New study reveals rare genetic variants significantly increase atrial fibrillation risk

New study reveals rare genetic variants significantly increase atrial fibrillation risk

Targeted gene therapy may reduce AML burden and protect the heart from cardiotoxicity

Targeted gene therapy may reduce AML burden and protect the heart from cardiotoxicity

Plant-based meat substitutes show promise for heart health

Plant-based meat substitutes show promise for heart health

Study finds women lost more of their body weight on average with semaglutide than men

Study finds women lost more of their body weight on average with semaglutide than men

AI transforming cardiovascular care with groundbreaking diagnostic and prognostic innovations

AI transforming cardiovascular care with groundbreaking diagnostic and prognostic innovations

Study reveals high rates of aspirin use for CVD prevention among older adults

Study reveals high rates of aspirin use for CVD prevention among older adults

Semaglutide provides double benefit for women with heart failure

Semaglutide provides double benefit for women with heart failure

Bariatric surgery lowers heart risks and death rates in obese patients with sleep apnea

Bariatric surgery lowers heart risks and death rates in obese patients with sleep apnea

JACC report card reveals the persistent and tragic inequities in cardiovascular care

JACC report card reveals the persistent and tragic inequities in cardiovascular care

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