Putting pacemakers and defibrillators into an antibacterial, absorbable envelope protects patients, study shows.
In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects.
Side effects attributed to the drugs should be discussed with a doctor first, UW Medicine cardiologist says.
If you needed a heart transplant, would you choose to get a donor heart that would also infect you with hepatitis C? That's the decision Kerry Hayes had to make.
As people enjoy themselves this holiday season, doctors are warning of something called "holiday heart" that can happen when people binge-drink.
Exact replicas of patients' organs lets doctors figure out their approach and what devices they'll need -- before showtime.
A study published this week shows that more heart patients than ever are getting their aortic valves replaced by way of a long catheter
Physical defect is no longer the official basis of care for adult congenital heart disease patients.
Potential mistakes should be learning opportunities instead of reasons to avoid complex cases.
During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve.