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Stem Cell Patch Improves Heart Failure Symptoms

2017 08 Apr

New research from Japan suggests that patching a damaged heart with a patient's own muscle stem cells may be a viable therapy to treat heart failure. This cell patch has been shown to improve symptoms of heart failure, according to a Phase I clinical trial reported in Journal of the American Heart Association.See Also: Stem Cells Used to Regenerate... Read more

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Treatment Options for Heart Failure

2017 21 Feb

Patients who have experienced shortness of breath or fatigue – and have become less active as a result – could be experiencing heart failure. These patients should immediately take action as waiting to address these symptoms can do more damage, according to experts at Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute.See Also: Recognising the 'Subtle Symptoms'... Read more

Cardiology Management

2017 24 Jan

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

ICU Management

1 in 7 Sepsis Patients Readmitted within 30 Days

2017 22 Jan

Readmissions due to sepsis are higher and costlier than for the four conditions already reported in the U.S. to measure quality of care and guide pay for performance, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Their research is published in JAMA to coincide with the presentation... Read more

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EuroPCR 2017

2017 03 Jan

"The world-leading Course in Interventional Medicine"Translate new scientific knowledge into meaningful advances in patient care.Step out of your daily work environment, the world is full of physicians similar to you. It is certainly rewarding to take a step back from the day-to-day grind and to share and debate your ideas. Find PCR Online on Social... Read more

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New Drug May Help Repair Failing Hearts

2017 02 Jan

Researchers in the U.S. say a new experimental drug, cimaglermin, shows promise in restoring a patient's cardiac function after heart failure. A first-in-man study published in JACC: Basic to Translational Science showed a sustained improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction, or pumping capacity, in patients who received a high dose of cimaglermin... Read more

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EuroEcho-Imaging 2017

2016 10 Dec

EuroEcho-Imaging is the annual meeting of the EACVI, representing members around the world with an interest in all modalities of cardiovascular imaging. The EACVI's mission is "to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe." Find European Society of Cardiology on... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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