There is strength in numbers. But the “it takes a village” mentality toward beating a medical challenge truly does help patients heal.
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.
Performing surgery without the use of donated blood is resulting in better patient outcomes and savings for medical institutions like Cleveland Clinic.
A leaky mitral valve can be repaired effectively. In this whiteboard session, Cleveland Clinic's A. Marc Gillinov, MD, illustrates the problem and procedures to fix it.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive technique for replacing a diseased aortic heart valve that is bringing hope to high risk patients.
Trans-septal punctures have been performed for more than 50 years without significant technological advances. In the wake of an unsuccessful procedure, Samir Kapadia, MD, sought a better solution.
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.
Hybrid heart procedures combine traditional and minimally invasive treatments to offer patients the best available options. Cleveland Clinic's Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, explains.
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.