cardiac surgery, simulation training, University of Washington, case studies

Multiple repetitions of bypass grafts on a heart, using the Ramphal simulator. Courtesy of the University of Washington in Seattle.

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — Simulation training for...
aortic dissection, family history, same age, clinical study, John A. Elefteriades, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
News | Structural Heart | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — People with a family member who had an...
nanoparticles, blood clotting, internal bleeding, American Chemical Society study, Erin B. Lavik

Nanoparticles (green) help form clots in an injured liver. The researchers added color to the scanning electron microscopy image after it was taken. Image courtesy of Erin Lavik, Ph.D.

News | Hemostasis Management | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to...
Intact Vascular, TOBA clinical study, one-year results, Tack Endovascular System, Journal of Vascular Surgery
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that the one-year results from its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty...
Mayo Clinic, blood test, heart attack risk, plasma ceramides
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Mayo Clinic has launched a new type of...
Apollo astronauts, cardiovascular death, FSU study, Florida State University, cosmic radiation

International Space Station image courtesy of NASA

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Members of the successful Apollo space program are experiencing...
Technavio report, renal denervation devices, 2015
News | Renal Denervation | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — Technavio analysts forecast the global...
News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — A new study of more than 13,000 people has found that so-called morbid obesity appears to stand alone...
Jason Burdick, injectable hydrogels, heart failure, heart attack, American Chemical Society

Compared to other types of hydrogels being developed (left), a new hydrogel (right) can form crosslinks after injection into the heart, making the material stiffer and longer-lasting. Image courtesy of American Chemical Society.

News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within...
best ultrasound technician schools, 2016 ranking, College Choice
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published...
EpiAccess System, EpiEP, Mount Sinai New York, epicardial access
News | Ablation Systems | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — The Mount Sinai Hospital is the first site in the New York metropolitan area to pioneer a new...
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — Avinger Inc. recently announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,857,800...
sleep apnea, hypertension, clinical study, Science Signaling, University of Chicago
News | Hypertension | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — Obstructive sleep apnea is a common cause of high blood pressure. In the Aug. 17, 2016, issue of the...
DMC Heart Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, complex percutaneous intervention education course, PCI, cath lab training
News | Cath Lab | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Heart Hospital recently completed a Complex Percutaneous...
News | Stent Grafts | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — Endologix Inc. announced the first two patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) have been...
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