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First Issue of Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team is Now Available

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce that the first issue of Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team is now available online.

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Neurology Chair Speaks at International Stroke Symposium

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Last month, Salvador Cruz-Flores, M.D., spoke at the 1st Regional Symposium on Stroke in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The symposium, jointly organized by the American Stroke Association (ASA), World Stroke Association, and Iberoamerican Stroke Organization, was created to raise awareness about stroke symptoms and the importance of timely treatment.

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New PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition

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Using a new imaging technique that can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis much more accurately than traditional tests, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that the disease affects other organs in 40 percent of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis.

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Hamon Center Researcher to Lead International ‘Dream Team’ on Regenerative Heart Medicine

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Regeneration specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center will join a “dream team” of international researchers seeking ways to regenerate damaged heart muscle in heart failure patients.

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A Sodium Surprise

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Irregular heartbeat — or arrhythmia — can have sudden and often fatal consequences. A biomedical engineering team at Washington University in St. Louis examining molecular behavior in cardiac tissue recently made a surprising discovery that could someday impact treatment of the life-threatening condition.

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Even Small Weight Gain Is Bad for the Heart

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Modest weight gains – even among those who aren’t overweight – can cause dangerous changes to the heart, but small amounts of weight loss can improve the condition, new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists shows.

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Healthy Heart in 20s = Healthy Brain in 40s

People who take care of their heart health in young adulthood may have larger brains in middle-age, compared to people who do not take care of their heart health, according to a study published in the July 19, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Surgery Fixed This 95-year-old’s Life-Threatening Aortic Aneurysm

According to Todd Russell, MD, FACS, a ProMedica Physician with Jobst Vascular Institute, Rita’s was a silent but very serious risk. He explained, “Her abdominal aortic aneurysm was asymptomatic [showing no symptoms], it was an enlargement of her artery and because it was enlarging significantly, there was a risk the artery wall could become very weak and rupture.”







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