Heart transplant is the best treatment for people with end-stage heart failure. Unfortunately, there aren’t enough donor hearts to go around. Many patients die waiting for one. But Cleveland Clinic heart transplant specialist Eileen Hsich, MD, has proposed a way to fix the problem.
With the right patient who understands the risks and benefits, the device can provide more options for treatment
Older men who have a different, less-common kind of sleep apnea are more likely to develop heart problems later, research shows.
It’s really discouraging that most Americans do not get regular exercise. Also, many who are exercising aren’t doing it effectively to lower their cardiovascular risk.
Older obese adults who have a common type of heart failure can improve their ability to exercise without experiencing shortness of breath, a new study suggests.
The holidays are about good times with friends and family, but those good times often can lead to overindulgence — and a condition called holiday heart syndrome.
Cleveland Clinic played a key role in ground-breaking research that examined an important question: In patients with advanced heart failure, could earlier implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) improve outcomes?
Women receive fewer implantable cardiac devices than do men, yet when they do receive them, their survival is the same or — in some cases — better, a recent study shows.
There’s few instances where being overweight can improve your health. But a new study shows that having a little pudge may benefit women with heart failure.
Leadless pacemakers inserted via catheter instead of surgery cut complications including bleeding, infection and wire breakage.