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 →

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is the first site in North Carolina and one of the first two hospitals in the Southeast region to offer the Medtronic Harmony™ Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV), an FDA-cleared treatment for patients pediatric and adult patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). TOF is a commonRead More →

Doctors at a hospital Kalyan successfully performed open heart surgery on Dinkar Patil (56) with a heart attack due to Triple Vascular Disease (TVD) which led to blockage of blood vessels. The patient was rushed to the hospital with complaints like chest pain, palpitations and chest heaviness. After the surgery,Read More →

Since Dalmasso is an older patient and has already had 2 open-heart surgeries, his interventional cardiologist, Benjamin Galper, MD, MPH, told him he was a good candidate for a treatment called TAVR, short for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. TAVR involves threading a catheter (a tube with a small opening) throughRead More →

A disabled children’s charity is appealing urgently for help to fund vital equipment for 41 children, including a six-year-old girl from Bromley with Down syndrome. Six-year-old Katherine McCann is in urgent need of a specialist buggy costing £735 – contributing £52,000 worth of equipment to the Newlife charity’s waiting list.Read More →

A mum has warned parents to always listen to their parental instincts, after concerns about her newborn baby’s breathing later led to emergency heart surgery when her son was just 16 days old. “We were very lucky that George’s heart condition was corrected in time,” Brisbane mother Emily Galloway wroteRead More →

Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura Agartala, 22nd January 2022: Marking a new milestone in the medical history of Tripura, Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) and Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital (GBP) have successfully conducted the first of their open heart surgery on a middle-aged patient. Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital popularly knownRead More →

MaharashtraMinister of Medical Education and Cultural Affairs Amit Deshmukh congratulated Dr Kalyan Munde, Head of Cardiology at JJ Hospital, for successfully performing surgery on a two month old child. According to reports, ventricular communication surgery (VDS) was performed on a two-month-old baby weighing 3.5 kg in Bombay‘s JJ Hospital lastRead 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 →

As part of its efforts to focus on cardiology and heart-related procedures and treatments, Owensboro Regional Health Hospital recently launched its Structural Cardiology program. Through the program, under the leadership of Dr Ashish Rastogi, the hospital began performing catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures to treat patients with aortic stenosis.Read More →

By American Heart Association News, Health Day reporter (Health day) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (American Heart Association News) – On a day of exaggerated and gender-revealing parties, Traci Poore was different. She and her first husband didn’t want to know if they were going to have a boy or aRead More →

Suppressing the pro-inflammatory complement pathway using sutimlimab, in addition to other measures, may help prevent red blood cell destruction in patients with cold agglutinin disease (CDD) undergoing surgery major, suggests a recent case report The study, “Sutimlimab, an investigational C1s inhibitor, effectively prevents exacerbation of hemolytic anemia in a patientRead More →

RICE LAKE, Wisconsin., 21 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Henry Repeating Arms, One of the Nation’s Leading Firearms Manufacturers, Donates Series of 65 Custom Rifles to Raise Money for Family of 11-Year-Old Sami Bernadzikowski of Elkridge, Maryland, which fights multiple congenital heart defects (CHD). All profits from the fundraisingRead More →

Through Express news service NEW DELHI: A middle-aged Tanzanian, who had previously received a kidney transplant, underwent rare and complicated heart surgery at a private hospital in the nation’s capital. The patient suffered from shortness of breath, fatigue and palpitations, which were diagnosed as being caused by a major leakRead 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 →

Chhun Socheata from Cambodia said she found it difficult to breathe and was constantly tired. She even collapsed once while walking. The 7-year-old has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease and has been on medication for years. She could not get the corrective surgery she needed because the local hospitalRead More →

Heart defects occur in about one percent of babies and are called congenital heart defects (CHD). About half are benign, without major disruption of normal heart function. Along with the rest, the defect is severe enough to require treatment. About a quarter of these babies have critical coronary heart disease.Read More →

The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve System, the first non-surgical heart valve to treat pediatric and adult patients with congenital heart defects, which affect approximately 40,000 babies each year.1 The device is intended to improve blood flow to the lungs without requiringRead More →