Dr Magdi H. Yacoub and colleagues explore the major approaches, pearls, and pitfalls of septal myectomy, which represents the contemporary gold standard for treating symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients without significant comorbidities.
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August 25, 2017
New Initiatives to Improve the Rigor and Reproducibility of Articles Published in Circulation Research
August 21, 2017
An editorial on what will be soon required from papers sent to the Circulation group of periodicals, and probably soon to all reputable biomedical journals. Bolli advances that the internal and external validity of manuscripts has space for improvement!
August 18, 2017
Patient Care Several private hospitals in Kolkata, India, have applied for licenses to perform heart and lung transplants in a region underserved for transplant of these organs.
August 11, 2017
Patient Care A heart team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre in Ontario performs the first hybrid cardiac ablation for atrial fibrillation in Canada.
August 7, 2017
Ghoneim and colleagues retrospectively evaluated surgical risk caused by prior mediastinal radiation therapy (MRT) in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR).
August 4, 2017
Patient Care An Iraqi boy from Mosul went from Jordan to Australia for surgery to correct the blood flow through his heart and repair a hole between his ventricles.
Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation in the United States: Trends and Propensity Matched Outcomes
August 1, 2017
Badhwar and colleagues analyzed the usage and outcomes of surgical ablation (SA) for atrial fibrillation reported in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons database. They found an incrementally increasing volume of SA procedures concomitant with cardiac operations like coronary artery bypass and valve repair/replacement over the 3-year period analyzed.
July 28, 2017
Patient Care The first total aortic replacement in Malaysia was performed for a patient with a thoracoabdominal aneurysm at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur.
In Global News: Improving the Cardiac ICU, Individual Outcomes Reporting, 3D Technology, and Gene Therapy
July 21, 2017
July 14, 2017