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.
Research shows that heart patients are commonly readmitted within 30 days of their discharge for non-heart related reasons. Learn tips for how to avoid going back to the hospital once you're home.
The road to healing is an emotional journey for heart patients, and Cleveland Clinic doctors want to know how patients are feeling—body, mind and spirit.
The heart muscle weakens with heart disease. For those with unrelieved chest pain from angina and heart failure, Enhanced External Counterpulsation therapy could help.
It’s time for you to show Mom your love by considering her health for a change. Leslie Cho, MD, explains that Mom needs to monitor and manage her numbers, her diet and her activity level.
For many people, summer means travel season. For people with heart disease, it means planning ahead to avoid health issues while you’re away. Read these important tips for a heart-healthy vacation.
TMAO, a byproduct of intestinal bacteria—aka “gut flora”— is found to contribute to heart disease. A Cleveland Clinic study shows this could lead to an accurate screening tool for predicting future heart problems in people not traditionally considered at risk.
Though advances in medicine are allowing patients with congenital heart disease to live longer, it's not without complications and additional medical needs. New research sheds light on growing risk.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Surprised? It causes about 25 percent of women’s deaths each year in the United States. Holly Thacker, MD, discusses how to lower your risk.
Find out how the mitral valve works in this whiteboard session led by Cleveland Clinic thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon A. Marc Gillinov, MD.