A recent study found lower overall composite risk for heart attack, stroke and death for patients with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery as compared to balloon angioplasty and/or stenting.
New research at Cleveland Clinic suggests that patients who’ve had heart surgery after chest radiation to treat cancer have almost double the risk of experiencing cardiac event.
Study finds atherosclerosis has always been part of aging, but today we know how to protect ourselves from it. Cleveland Clinic's A. Marc Gillinov, MD, discusses the findings and disease.
Robotic bypass surgery saved the life of this patient, who was flown to Cleveland Clinic while suffering a heart attack. Watch cardiovascular surgeon Stephanie Mick, MD, and the robot at work.
What happens when arteries are blocked? Cleveland Clinic heart doctor Umesh N. Khot, MD, explains how the body responds when not enough blood reaches the heart—and when to call for help.
A new study finds that women who suffer from migraines with aura are at an increased risk for problems with their heart and blood vessels.
It’s the most common form of heart disease, and lifestyle choices can change the picture. Cleveland Clinic’s Umesh N. Khot, MD, explains coronary artery disease in this white board session.
What’s at stake when an artery is blocked? Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Umesh N. Khot, MD, shows how the major arteries help the heart and entire body stay healthy.
Do you know the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack? Although the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, they are actually two distinct cardiac conditions.
A recent study showed that people who quit smoking by age 40 reduce their risk of smoking-related death by an astounding 90%.