Healing the Heart Series
ORLANDO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a condition that causes a person’s heart to beat out of rhythm. It can cause severe discomfort and may even be a risk factor for stroke. Now, cardiologists are now turning to robotic technology to treat patients.
ORLANDO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- As many as one in three people in the U.S. have high blood pressure. But when it comes to the numbers and your heart health, how low should you go? That’s the question researchers attempted to answer in a landmark study some cardiologists are calling the most important blood pressure study in 40 years. It’s called the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial or SPRINT.
MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- For decades, treating coronary heart disease involved using tiny metal stents to prop open clogged arteries in the heart. Once they’re in, they don’t come out which doctors’ say can cause problems. But a new type of stent has been in the works for 15 years and it was finally put to the test and this one is fueling hope for 850,000 patients and their doctors.
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