Heart Failure

marijuana use, increased risk, stroke, heart failure, ACC 2017 study
News | Stroke | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — Using marijuana raises the risk of...

News | Heart Failure | March 08, 2017

March 8, 2017 — A Whitehall, Ohio man is the first in the United States to undergo a brand new treatment designed to...

Medtronic, CRT-D, REVERSE Trial analysis, cost-effectiveness, Michael R. Gold, JACC Heart Failure
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 07, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently announced an economic analysis of five-year data showing that patients with...

BioVentrix, Revivent TC Transcatheter Ventricular Enhancement System, reimbursement, Germany
News | Heart Failure | March 02, 2017

March 2, 2017 — BioVentrix Inc. announced that InEk, the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System, has...

Videos | Heart Failure | February 27, 2017

Ursula Wright, MSN/MBA, FNP-BC, from Mercy Health System, explains how the nation's fifth largest Catholic health...

ACC, Haymarket Medical Education, HME, myCME, RightSTEPS initiative, prescribing behavior, chronic heart failure
News | Heart Failure | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Haymarket Medical Education (HME) and myCME have...

Mercy, HIMSS 2017, Enterprise Davies Award, health information technology
News | Information Technology | February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 — Mercy, the fifth largest Catholic healthcare system in the nation, was named a 2016 Healthcare...

 Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) to lower left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt.  Abraham said these devices are in early stage development with small studies to show proof of concept and demonstrate safety.

The Corvia Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) lowers left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt. Preliminary clinical studies have shown promise for these types of devices to improve HFpEF patient outcomes.

Feature | Heart Failure | February 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell

 

In the past few years there have been a number of device therapies developed to treat heart failure (HF)....

CAMC, Charleston Area Medical Center, congestive heart failure readmissions, SmarTigr patient engagement system, TeleHealth Services
News | Patient Engagement | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) has documented reduced readmissions for...

UTSW, new cancer drug, heart failure, tissue repair
News | Heart Failure | February 07, 2017

February 7, 2017 — A new anticancer agent in development promotes regeneration of damaged heart muscle — an...

Penn Medicine, heart failure causes, YAP and TAZ proteins, Journal of Clinical Investigation study
News | Heart Failure | February 07, 2017

February 7, 2017 — Of the more than 700,000 Americans who suffer a heart attack each year, about a quarter go on to...

Videos | Heart Failure | February 06, 2017

This video demonstrates how to implant the Revivent TC System to reduce the volume of the left ventricle (LV) in...

heart failure, reducing readmissions, Penn Medicine, big data
News | Heart Failure | February 03, 2017

February 3, 2017 — Penn Medicine announced that its...

Texas Heart Institute, ischemic heart failure, adult stem cell therapy, CONCERT-HF clinical trial
News | Stem Cell Therapies | February 03, 2017

February 3, 2017 — Physicians and researchers at Texas Heart Institute are recruiting patients who suffer from heart...

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