The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano became the first in the nation to treat a patient with the catheter-based SAPIEN 3 heart valve using the transapical approach (through the ribs). This new phase of a clinical trial, also known as Partner II, may offer...
11/14/2013 1:10 PM EST
The survival rate for individuals who experience a sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital is a mere five percent. Time is crucial. Chances of survival drop by 10 percent for every minute that passes without someone performing cardiopulmonary...
10/14/2013 5:00 AM EDT
This book offers practical strategies and lessons for other organizations in the areas of people, culture, and processes that have contributed to dramatic improvements in patient and operational outcomes at Baylor Health Care System.
10/8/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Baylor Research Institute Enters License Agreement for Canakinumab in Treating Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Baylor Research Institute, the research arm of Baylor Health Care System, announced that it has signed an agreement with Novartis to non-exclusively license Baylor’s patents pertaining to the treatment of Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic...
7/23/2013 11:30 AM EDT
Robert Stoler, MD, FACC, FSCAI, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH) and co-medical director, Division of Cardiology, is leading Baylor’s participation in an exciting clinical trial to research...
6/20/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Highly sensitive and accurate test detects cancer-related microRNA in blood of patients even before the development of colorectal cancer.
6/17/2013 4:30 PM EDT
Baylor Endocrine Center is looking for volunteers to take part in a study to compare the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2...
6/3/2013 2:10 PM EDT
The general training program used by most cardiac rehabs follows national guidelines but these programs often do not meet the various physical requirements of specific workplaces.
5/15/2013 5:00 AM EDT