Cardiology

Who should receive a device to prevent sudden cardiac death?

Heart images may help to predict the risk of sudden cardiac death in heart attack survivors, according to the largest analysis of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) data to date. The late breaking research from the PROFID project ...

Pediatrics

Survival rate increases for extremely preterm infants in the US

The survival rate of extremely preterm infants born from 2013 through 2018 in a large network of U.S. research centers improved to 78.3 percent, compared to 76 percent for infants born in the network from 2008 to 2012, according ...

Health informatics

AI to help doctors treat deafness

One out of five patients with hearing loss, severe hearing impairment or who were born deaf, have deformations in the inner ear, and could benefit from having an advanced hearing aid known as a cochlear implant (CI) implanted. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient-specific plates may help heal collarbone fractures

Fractures of the clavicle, or collarbone, are common. Unfortunately, current fixation plates that are used to surgically stabilize these fractures are suboptimal, leading to reoperation rates of up to 53%. A new study published ...

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