In an interview with HCP LiveCandice Lee, MD, McGinnis Thoracic & Cardiovascular Associates, Allegheny General Hospital, discusses the challenges of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) care and treatment options for patients diagnosed with this rare condition. Lee, a cardiac surgeon, is an expert in pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) surgery, potentially theRead More →

Amid the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) said it has suspended memberships in the Russian Society of Cardiology and the Belarusian Society of Cardiologists. And cardiologists from Russia or Belarus are banned from any ESC event. High-sensitivity troponin I jumps after heart surgery must beRead More →

People with a congenital heart defect who were hospitalized with a COVID-19 infection were at greater risk of severe illness or death than those without a heart defect, new research published today in the journal’s flagship journal ‘American Heart Association, peer-reviewed. Traffic. Researchers found that people with a congenital heartRead More →

Physician-researchers at Cedars-Sinai’s Smidt Heart Institute have created an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can effectively identify and distinguish between two life-threatening heart conditions that are often easy to miss: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and cardiac amyloidosis. The new findings were published in JAMA Cardiology. “Both of these heart conditions are difficultRead More →

Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Covid pandemic could have aggravated the state’s heart disease burden as the impact is likely to be seen in the coming months, health experts warn. Covid and cardiovascular diseases are known to increase mortality and morbidity. While Covid had killed more than 63,000 people overRead More →

Upper respiratory tract infections trigger heart disease Influenza infections, especially effective in winter and spring, trigger heart attacks and other heart diseases as well as pneumonia and lung infections. Professor Hamza Duygu, head of the department of cardiology at the Near East University Hospital, made the recommendations, noting that thereRead More →

Artwork by Myriam Wares A Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) doctor is leading a new learning health network that will assess long-term complications of a procedure for people born with a variety of heart defects congenital. Alexander “Sasha” Opotowsky, MD, director of the adult congenital heart disease program atRead More →

Posted on Jan 01, 2022 | Author Dr Tasaduk Hussain Itoo Mental health is a crucial part of a person’s overall health, comprising a person’s emotional, psychological and social well-being. Basically it involves the way we think, feel and act. Any negative alteration in these aspects can interfere with theRead More →

Over half a million Australians are currently living with a type of heart valve disease (HVD) known as mitral regurgitation (MR) which, if left untreated, can lead to heart failure. , but the Heart of the Sunshine Coast Headquarters now provide a new ‘keyhole procedure that can be performed nearRead More →

“If you think this relationship is rare, you are absolutely right.” That’s what Dr Michael Argenziano, chief of the adult cardiac surgery department at Columbia University, says about the long-standing and ever-expanding association between the Ivy League school and Stamford Health. In the final chapter of this partnership, the HeartRead More →

The patient was diagnosed with a case of ruptured valsalva sinus in the right ventricular outflow port with severe aortic regurgitation. It’s a rare heart disease which, if not treated in time, can lead to death, doctors say Complicated heart surgery was performed on a patient in the Department ofRead More →

Kochi: Kerala’s first artificial heart implantation was successfully performed in a private hospital on a 61-year-old patient. The cardiothoracic surgery team at VPS Lakeshore Hospital implanted the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), an advanced and unique mechanism designed to help patients with heart failure by helping the lower left chamberRead More →

image: Overview of the main results of the study. The results illustrate a significantly increased risk of maternal and neonatal complications as well as a significantly increased risk of recurrence of congenital heart disease in children of mothers with congenital heart disease. seen Following Credit: European Heart Journal According toRead More →

For children born with congenital heart defects, what kind of specialized care will they need throughout their lives? Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect and often requires surgery as a newborn, infant, or any time in childhood. All children born with congenital heart disease require regular visitsRead More →

health conference: with Dr Johannes Marisa Last Wednesday was World Heart Day where the global community paid attention to heart disease and the range of associated health issues. The day is commemorated to promote different preventive steps and lifestyle changes to avoid cardiovascular disease, such as heart attack, stroke, heartRead More →

Open heart surgery is an incision made through the breastbone, also known as the breastbone, which is then pulled apart. This form of opening is called a full or midline sternotomy. After the operation, the sternum is closed with stainless steel threads and the skin is sutured. Image Credit: MAD.vertiseRead More →

A type of heart disorder that affects the heart or blood vessels. Sometimes the term “heart disease” is also used as a similar name for coronary artery disease. The most common heart disease is coronary artery disease in which the coronary arteries narrow or become blocked, it can lead toRead More →

Eating more nutritious, plant-based foods is good for the heart at any age, according to new studies. In two separate studies analyzing different measures of consumption of healthy plant foods, researchers found that young adults and postmenopausal women had fewer heart attacks and were less likely to develop cardiovascular diseaseRead More →

Drugs to control cholesterol (statins) should be continued, according to the ICMR. Are patients with heart disease, diabetes, or high blood pressure at increased risk for coronavirus infection? No, people with high blood pressure, diabetes, or heart disease are no more likely to get the infection than anyone else. AmongRead More →

Image: The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder PDA closure device (Photo courtesy of Abbott) Minimally invasive pea-sized transcatheter implant shuts off ductus arteriosus (PDA) in premature infants. The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder from Abbott (Abbott Park, IL, USA) is a PDA closure device made of a self-expanding single-layer nickel-titanium wire mesh. The obturatorRead More →

Heart muscle becomes enlarged, thick, or stiff in cardiomyopathy, and in rare cases, muscle tissue is replaced with scar tissue. Credit: American Heart Association Genetic Testing and Counseling for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Can Help Patients and Their Families Make Informed Decisions About Managing Their Heart Health, According to “Genetic TestingRead More →

© iStock/wildpixel Health Europa presents recent research on the long-term effects of congenital heart defects on infants and their mothers. Congenital heart defects – which include Ebstein’s anomaly, aortic valve stenosis and tricuspid atresia – are the most common birth conditions and affect around 1% of all newborn babies. Fortunately,Read More →

(HealthDay)—People with adult-onset congenital heart disease of lesser complexity have a higher burden of adverse cardiovascular events than the general population, independent of conventional cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study published Feb. 28 in Traffic. Priyanka Saha of Stanford University School of Medicine in California and colleagues attempted toRead More →

A new market study, titled “Global Valvular Heart Diseases Treatment Market Research and Forecast, 2018-2023” was featured on WiseGuyReports. Valvular heart disease characterized by a defect or damage in one of the four heart valves, namely mitral, aortic, tricuspid or pulmonary. Adult heart surgery such as the treatment of valvularRead More →

The most common birth defects are congenital heart defects (CHD). These abnormalities occur when there is an inability of the heart or its major blood vessels to form properly during embryonic and/or fetal growth and development. They can range from simple holes in the cardiac septum, or narrow valves, toRead More →

February is American Heart Month. Implemented speak National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, American Heart Month is designed to raise awareness of heart issues and encourage everyone to adopt heart-healthy behaviors, such as healthy eating, blood pressure and cholesterol control, and exercise. Alexander (Sacha) Opotowskyassociate professor at Harvard Medical SchoolRead More →

Not too long ago, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight number one contender Dan Hardy spoke of hanging up the gloves at the end of his 2013 fight campaign. See why here. Now that he’s been diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (also known as “Wolf Heart”), a condition that brought himRead More →