Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery
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Latest in Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery
Empagliflozin Beneficial in Early-Stage Heart Failure Cases
Multinational trial demonstrates short- and long-term benefits of the SGLT2 inhibitor for hospitalized patients.
Risk High for Stroke in Pediatric CHD Patients
Higher risk for stroke among children and infants with congenital heart disease warrants heightened awareness.
Creating the First Implantable Bioartificial Kidney
Part 1: From Concept to Preclinical Trials
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Medical expertise infused with integrated technology allows Vanderbilt Health specialists to build partnerships and elevate care in complex and specialized cases.Make a Referral
Hypertension Gene Improves Odds in Congenital Heart Disease
A predisposition for adult hypertension is a single-factor indicator pointing to better surgical outcomes for babies with congenital heart disease.
Magnesium Depletion Score Highlights Risk Factors
A new estimating tool may more accurately identify deficiencies associated with serious health risks.
Uncovering an Ancestral Link to Arrhythmias
Study of relatively common genetic variants in African American and Asian populations suggests caution in prescribing certain drugs.
Antagonist of Serotonin 2B Blunts Heart and PAH Remodeling
Stunning findings from the bench hold the promise of impacting heart-attack recovery and addressing pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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.