After you have surgery to correct a vascular problem, you will play a key role in your own recovery. Get key advice on steps you can take.
Statistics-based risk modeling can empower you to learn more about your cardiac care. Talk with your cardiologist about treatment options and what is best for you.
Cleveland Clinic heart transplant surgeons use the most sophisticated technology in the world, but this amazing video proves we should never underestimate the profound power of human touch.
“Star Trek: The Next Generation’s” Jean Luc Picard had an artificial heart. But the 21st century version is even better than its imaginary counterpart.
Transplanting human hearts is becoming less necessary as a new generation of implantable mechanical heart assist devices comes online. Led by Cleveland Clinic researchers, this movement will the biggest transformation for human hearts since transplantation made them modular in 1967.
When a patient complains of cardiac symptoms, cardiac tumors are one of the last things doctors usually suspect. They are rare, and are usually benign or non-cancerous.
Cleveland Clinic is ranked the No.1 hospital in the country for cardiology and heart surgery as well as urology, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2013-2014.”
After cardiac surgery, you want to be normal right away. Take time to heal, join a cardiac rehabilitation program, and your heart and body will thank you now and later.
Outcomes of heart surgery are measured to help improve programs nationwide. Risk adjustment is used, along with risk models that predict group risk versus individual risk, like low, medium or high. Learn more on how to measure your risk of heart surgery.