Any virus can infect heart-muscle cells, but the novel coronavirus appears to have a particularly detrimental effect, which cardiologists are trying to understand. Autopsy studies of very sick coronavirus patients "have shown that about 50% of
In survey, nearly 85% desire resuscitation in the event of cardiac arrest, even though likely outcomes are poor, relative to the general population.
Last August, Kepu Savou, 29, thought he had a cold until he continued to get worse, suffering from fatigue and shortness of breath. Doctors found the Des Moines, Wash. man had heart failure.
Virtual reality technology helped a cardiologist understand a man's acute problem amid multiple past fixes for congenital heart deficits.
Right before Christmas, a co-worker noticed that Brevin Cronk's lips had turned blue. It was a new, acute problem with his heart, and he was rushed to UW Medical Center – Montlake.
Lisa Novak was only 44 when her energy started to seep away.
Lisa Novak had been told that a coronary artery was too plaque-filled to be repaired with a stent. Turns out it wasn’t.
Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.
Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would've imagined at age 29.
Aim is to develop protocols for patient-specific replicas that help physicians plan their approaches to treatment.