Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery

Research and innovation from the cardiology experts at Vanderbilt Health Institute

Latest in Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery

Analysis Shows Patterns in Pediatric Functional Seizure Readmissions

Female gender, bullying and family instability often observed in affected children.

High T Cell Totals in Plaques Drive Cardio Risks in Lupus

Immunology and cardiovascular systems interact as inflammatory conditions leading to higher atherosclerosis risk.

Mapping a Way to Fewer Post-Cardiac Transplant Biopsies

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging may offer a non-invasive alternative for assessing rejection.

Medical expertise infused with integrated technology allows Vanderbilt Health specialists to build partnerships and elevate care in complex and specialized cases.

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Health Coaching Creates Lasting Lifestyle Changes

Study shows effectiveness is sustained beyond coaching period in patients managing chronic disease.

Getting Real: Teens with T1D Resist Low Carb Diets

Study measuring benefits of low carb diet becomes a reality-check on adolescent behavior.

At Increased Risk, Women Need Customized Cardiac Care

New Women’s Heart Center addresses women’s unique risks, from adolescence through post-menopause.

New Diagnostic Prediction Model for Pediatric MIS-C

Study offers diagnostic guidance for rare multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.

Clinic Takes Broad View in Grappling with Long COVID

With questions still outnumbering answers, physicians in a long COVID clinic help patients caught in the pandemic kaleidoscope.

Exceeding Expectations to Improve ED STEMI Care

Study of ED patients receiving STEMI diagnosis reveals timing inconsistencies, health care disparities.