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EXPAND Heart Pivotal Trial, Organ Care System

Vanderbilt Testing New System to Keep Donor Hearts Viable Longer

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of nine centers across the United States to participate in the EXPAND Heart Pivotal Trial, which has the potential to change the way donor hearts are preserved and transported to recipients.

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Sanford Burnham Prebys and Mayo Clinic Collaborators Awarded Multi-Year NIH Grant

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A team of researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) at Lake Nona, Fla. and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. have been awarded a three-year National Institutes of Health(NIH) grant which aims to identify molecules that could become new medicines to inhibit myocardial fibrosis. Fibrosis is a major contributor to heart failure, for which there is no known cure.

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Equality Isn’t Cutting It: New Campaign From American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Works for Health Equity, Too

Join our virtual press briefing on August 10 at 11 am ET to hear from these organizations about new research, stories of successful programs in communities, and experts who can speak to the need to ensure all children have access to nutritious food and safe places to be physically active.

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Calcium, Heart Attack Risk, Heart Attack, Heart Health, Ut Southwestern

Calcium in Arteries Influences Heart Attack Risk

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Patients without calcium buildup in the coronary arteries had significantly lower risk of future heart attack or stroke despite other high risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or bad cholesterol levels, new research from UT Southwestern cardiologists shows.

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Mayo Clinic ranked top hospital nationwide by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic was again named the best hospital in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals published on the U.S. News & World Report website today.

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Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Receive American College of Cardiology Awards for Heart Attack Treatment

Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel and Ocean Medical Center in Brick have received the American College of Cardiology's NCDR ACTION Registry - Get with the Guidelines Platinum Achievement Award for outstanding care for cardiac patients.

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Risk of a Fatty Heart Linked to Race, Type of Weight Gain

A woman’s race and where on her body she packs on pounds at midlife could give her doctor valuable clues to her likelihood of having greater volumes of heart fat, a potential risk factor for heart disease, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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Greater Diligence Can Improve Outcomes, Prevent Readmissions for Patients with Secondary Heart Failure

Heart failure can quickly develop or become worse during a hospital stay, even when it isn’t the primary cause for admission. Hospitals and clinicians must be diligent to identify patients at risk for secondary heart failure as they aim to improve outcomes, contain costs and prevent readmissions, according to an article in Critical Care Nurse.

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New Study Finds Incidence of Cardiac Complications High Following Orthopedic Surgery for Heart Disease Patients

A new study published in the HSS Journal by HSS anesthesiologist Michael K. Urban, MD, PhD, sheds light on reducing cardiac complications in orthopedic surgery.

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Study Allays Concerns Over Aspirin’s Safety for Heart Failure Patients

A study by researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and published in JACC: Heart Failure, a journal of the American College of Cardiology Foundation, allays concerns among cardiologists that aspirin could increase the risk of hospitalization and death related to heart failure for patients with heart failure who take one of the first-line therapies: angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).







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