A new study says the longer period of time that you’re obese, the risk for heart disease increases. Parents can play a role in intervening early with their kids.
Congenital Heart Disease
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Former President George W. Bush has had a stent inserted to clear a blockage in his artery. So what’s involved in this procedure?
Newly released guidelines by the American Heart Association are a game changer when it comes to exercise and physical activity for patients with congenital heart disease.
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.
What are the latest advances in treatments for cardiovascular disease? Ask questions and get answers from top Cleveland Clinic cardiologists during a live webchat Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at noon (ET).
Ask questions and get answers about adult congenital heart disease from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Thursday, August 30, 2012, at noon (ET).
Should patients with patent foramen ovale (PFO) get it fixed? Cleveland Clinic's Richard Krasuski discusses results of the CLOSURE study.
One-third of patients who have a hole between their heart’s left and right atria suffer from low oxygen levels during exercise. The hole is known as patent foramen ovale (PFO). A Cleveland Clinic study found that surgically closing the defect can stop this low-oxygen effect.
Take this opportunity to learn more about adult congenital heart disease and have your questions answered in a secure online setting with one of our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons.
Migraines can have many causes which may include a congenital heart malformation called patent foramen ovule (PFO) that affects about 25 percent of the population.