Medical research

Cardiac dysfunction in Duchenne's

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe muscle disease that causes progressive muscle weakening and degeneration.

Cardiology

Effort to reduce 'covert' brain injury after cardiac procedures

Patients who undergo lifesaving cardiac procedures are often exposed to a related harm: brain injury. In response to a growing body of evidence of this problem, Yale professor of medicine Dr. Alexandra Lansky joined colleagues ...

Cardiology

Heart disease protein linked to brain damage

Levels of a protein in the blood associated with heart disease are also linked to early-stage brain damage, according to a study appearing online in the journal Radiology.

Cardiology

New study questions timing in mitral valve repairs

A new study recently published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery questions whether patients with isolated moderate to severe mitral valve regurgitation should receive treatment in earlier stages instead ...

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