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.
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Performing surgery without the use of donated blood is resulting in better patient outcomes and savings for medical institutions like Cleveland Clinic.
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.
Researchers focus their work on a drug that may protect people from developing Crohn’s disease — or that may keep Crohn’s patients from suffering flare-ups of its symptoms.
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.
Take heart, meat eaters: A research study unveiled that it’s not necessarily the fat in steak that could clog arteries and cause heart disease, but rather a nutrient called carnitine.
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.