Study shows low mortality, stroke risks for minimally invasive aortic valve replacements Oct 4, 2017 An analysis of more than 1,000 minimally invasive aortic valve replacements over a five-and-a-half year period showed low stroke rates and high survival rates within 30 days of surgery.
Scientists reverse advanced heart failure in an animal model Oct 4, 2017 Researchers were able to reverse severe heart failure by silencing the activity of Hippo, a signaling pathway that can prevent the regeneration of heart muscle.
Baylor joins esteemed Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network Sep 27, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a site for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, joining an elite group of top clinical sites conducting seminal work in the field of cardiac surgery.
Study looks at lowering untreatable heart attack risk factor Jun 29, 2017 Dr. Christi Ballantyne explains a study that evaluates a possible treatment to reduce the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
New insight into why the heart does not repair itself Jun 5, 2017 Researchers have discovered a previously unknown connection between processes that keep the heart from repairing itself.
Timing, dosage of statins before heart surgery impacts survival Mar 16, 2017 Researchers found that those who continued taking their cholesterol-lowering medication prior to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery had better survival rates than those who stopped.
Exercise and the heart Feb 28, 2017 Dr. Ihab Hamzeh has answers to some common questions to get you started on the right foot when it comes to improving heart health.
The heart attack risk factor you haven’t heard of Feb 21, 2017 Heart specialists say lipoprotein(a) is a protein you might not have heard of, but it can be the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Personalized cardiovascular health needed for an aging population Feb 13, 2017 Baylor researchers are using data to pinpoint the best recommendations for prediction, treatment and prevention for the aging population.
Lo que Ud. necesita saber sobre la enfermedad de la válvula mitral Feb 8, 2017 El Dr. Joseph Lamelas ofrece sus perspectivas acerca de la enfermedad de la válvula mitral y su tratamiento.