Cardiology

Cardiac Lead Extractions Safer in High Volume Centres

New research published in European Heart Journal indicates that cardiac lead extraction is safer in a high volume centre compared to a low volume... Read more

How Diabetes Increases Heart Attack Risk

Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have identified one of the reasons why diabetics have greater risk of suffering a heart... Read more

Statin Dose, Timing May Improve Heart Surgery Outcomes

Patients adhering to prescribed statin medication before heart surgery may significantly improve survival following the operation, according... Read more

AHA's Collaborative Platform on Cardiovascular Disease

The American Heart Association has launched an online tool that aims to transform cardiovascular research and patient care. The AHA Precision... Read more

New Markers Associated with AFib Recurrence After Ablation

Certain molecules – known as circulating microRNA – are associated with the recurrence of atrial fibrillation ("erratic heartbeats") in some... Read more

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Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task. It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire to be... Read more

From Italy to Spain, there are a great deal of cardiology conferences taking place around the globe this year. Renowned cardiologists and specialists in the heart sector are gathering together at some of the most exciting events of the year. There may be many events to look forward to, but as we all know, it is virtually impossible to attend them all.... Read more

Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more

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