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Northwestern Medicine Study Suggests New Imaging Test to Detect Aortic Disease

4D flow magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to identify patients with a higher risk of severe complications from aortic degeneration according to a new Northwestern Medicine study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.
13-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named Top Hospital in Illinois and Among the Top 10 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report

Northwestern Memorial Hospital retained its position as the No. 1 hospital in Illinois and Chicago and is again recognized among the top hospitals in the country ranking No. 10 on the prestigious “America’s Best Hospitals” Honor Roll by U.S....
27-Jul-2021 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Northwestern Medicine First in United States to Use Live 3D Intracardiac Echo for Heart Rhythm Procedure

Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute recently became the first cardiovascular program in the United States to use the new VeriSight Pro ICE catheter during a cryoablation procedure to treat a heart arrhythmia.
20-Jul-2021 5:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Virtual Postpartum Support Group Helps Moms Through Challenges Of Caring For New Baby

It is estimated that as many as 15-20% of pregnant and postpartum women experience a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder.
11-May-2021 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Geriatric Emergency Departments Associated with Lower Medicare Expenditures

As the U.S. population ages, more hospitals are implementing geriatric emergency department (GED) programs with specialized staff focused on transitional care for older adults. A new study finds that providing specialized geriatric emergency care...
26-Feb-2021 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Completes First TCAR Procedure

On February 1, the first TCAR (transcarotid artery revascularization) procedure was conducted at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital.
9-Feb-2021 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Study Examines Sweat Chemistry and Cardiovascular Health

Can the chemistry of your sweat determine how healthy your heart is? A new study, enrolling participants at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, is researching how wearable sweat sensors could be used to monitor chronic cardiovascular conditions.
9-Feb-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Lung Transplant Performed on a COVID-19 Patient at Northwestern Medicine

For the first time, surgeons at Northwestern Medicine performed a double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged by COVID-19. The patient, a Hispanic woman in her 20s, spent six weeks in the COVID ICU on a ventilator and extracorporeal...
11-Jun-2020 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mental Health Tips for Fall and Winter

Fall and winter can be challenging for many from a mental health perspective, and for the second year in a row, the holiday season will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
23-Nov-2021 12:10 PM EST

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Keys to Setting Up a Harmonious Thanksgiving

If you feel tensions begin to rise around the Thanksgiving holiday, turn up the speakers and enjoy some tunes.
23-Nov-2021 11:55 AM EST

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Keep an Eye on Ocular Health with the Return to in-Person School and Work

2-Sep-2021 1:35 PM EDT

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Pancreatic Cancer Expert Available to Comment on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

18-Sep-2020 8:05 PM EDT

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Northwestern Medicine's John Pandolfino, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology is available to comment on Zantac recall

19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Northwestern Medicine oncologists and researchers present findings at 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

24-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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Northwestern Medicine Expert and Co-Chair of the PARTNER 3 Case Review Board S. Chris Malaisrie, MD, available for Comment on Low-Risk TAVR

16-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Northwestern Medicine Infertility Expert Available to Comment on Miscarriage and IVF in Light of Michelle Obama Announcement

9-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

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