A team from the Department of Engineering has won first prize in the annual PhysioNet Computing in Cardiology Challenge. Participants were asked to design and implement open source algorithms to identify heart murmurs from echo sound recordings. Noninvasive heart assessment can identify congenital and acquired heart defects in children. LackRead More →

Disability and quality of life 6 months after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) were found to be significantly improved by a brief intervention focusing on patient expectations before surgery (PSY-HEART-I study). However, to generalize the results and their implications for the healthcare system, a large multicenter experiment was needed toRead More →

The waiting list process follows a common procedure for all transplant centers. The diagnosis and treatment of patients awaiting an organ transplant are defined according to the severity of the pathology from which they suffer. Kidney transplant A kidney transplant never takes on the characteristics of life-saving therapy, as isRead More →

Rocket Pharmaceuticals Inc. RCKT agreed to acquire Renovacor Inc RCOR in an all-stock transaction for an implied value of approximately $2.60 per share. The transaction is currently expected to close by the first quarter of 2023. “The acquisition of Renovacor aligns with our strategy to expand ourRead More →

A baby girl less than a month old is said to be recovering after having recently undergone a complex heart operation requiring high precision, in a hospital in the city. The infant suffered from cyanotic congenital heart disease with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation, doctors at Medanta Hospital said. The team thatRead More →

By Express press service HYDERABAD: Doctors at the Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (AIMSR) in Jubillee Hills have performed complex heart surgery on a two-month-old baby, diagnosed with multiple congenital heart defects. The male child had numerous abnormalities, including a hole in the heart, reversed positions of twoRead More →

Sep 10, 2022 (News from Nanowerk) Blood tests – simple, non-invasive and economically feasible – promise to become the next major step in cancer diagnosis. However, most of these tests, called liquid biopsies, are currently not reliable enough for widespread use. A new multiparameter approach developed at the Weizmann InstituteRead More →

Our study showed that ODM using high-resolution wireless oximeter and cloud-based automated algorithm for desaturation detection (Biologix) is an accurate method for diagnosis of OSA and determination of OSA severity at home in patients with suspected OSA. Evidence derived from observation of good performance in detecting at least mild, moderateRead More →

(MENAFN-Panama Newsroom) A 36-year-old patient with a congenital heart defect has become the first to undergo heart surgery at the recently opened Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute in Health City, TVN reports. According to Dr. Camilo Rodríguez, medical director of the City of Health, the patient’s cardiac effect was closed byRead More →

New / National / Diocese says prelate’s heart surgery was successful Diocese says prelate’s heart surgery was successful The Diocese of Bayombong announced Tuesday, September 6, that Bishop Jose Elmer Mangalinao had successfully undergone coronary angioplasty. Bishop Jose Elmer Mangalinao (Photo CBCP) Still, the diocese has asked the faithful toRead More →

Jane Fonda is fighting cancer. The 84-year-old actress took to Instagram on Friday to reveal she had started chemotherapy treatment for a “very treatable” form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “I feel very lucky,” Fonda wrote, citing an encouraging statistic that 80% of people survive. “I’m also lucky because I have healthRead More →

Study population and data collection This case-control study was conducted at West China Second University Hospital from January 2014 to December 2016. The hospital serves all of southwest China and Tibet, and ranks among the top ten in obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics in China.31. The inclusion criteria for the studyRead More →