News tagged with cardiac disease

Montreal technology uses cold to treat heart condition

A team of cardiologists from the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) specializing in cardiac arrhythmias has used for the very first time in Canada, a technology developed in Montreal to treat a patient with atrial fibrillation. ...

Sep 25, 2012
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Blood tests pick up early 'silent' heart disease

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at the University of Dundee have found that a combination of blood tests could effectively pick up 'silent' heart disease in thousands of people. ...

Sep 24, 2012
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New study clarifies benefits of coronary stents

(Medical Xpress)—Who should get stents, the tiny metal tubes designed to keep once-clogged coronary arteries open? Someone who is having a heart attack certainly should, and the life-prolonging benefits ...

Sep 12, 2012
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Effect of MitraClip therapy on mitral regurgitation

The percutaneous catheter-based treatment of mitral regurgitation with the MitraClip system improves symptoms and cardiac function at one-year, according to results of a prospective observational study presented here today ...

Aug 27, 2012
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