Children with heart disease have special needs, and pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presents special challenges. A new study confirms the best approach for effective treatment.
Open-heart surgery today is safe, almost routine, but a technique called beating heart surgery has proponents and detractors engaged in active debate. Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, offers a common-sense analysis.
Some cancer survivors have had to battle on two fronts: beating cancer, then, dealing with heart disease that results from radiation treatment. New protocols guide screening and treatment.
Medications that alter your metabolism can also affect cardiovascular health. That's why the results of a recent study of diabetes drugs are important; they show DPP-4 inhibitors are safe for your heart.
Experimental, bioabsorbable scaffolds are designed to keep blood vessels open and improve blood flow. Researchers are exploring the pros and cons of this advanced stent.
It's never too late to improve your odds of a longer, healthy life. That's the upbeat message from a new study that shows that heart attack survivors who ate a healthy diet had a lower mortality rate.
Experience shows that early intervention in mitral valve disease yields the best outcomes for patients. Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, Chairman of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, discusses the best options.
Ask questions and get answers about coronary artery disease from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at noon (ET).