This is a featured profile interview with Dr. Victor Dayan, a cardiac surgeon in Uruguay.
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December 22, 2022
December 15, 2022
A multinational study found an association between extreme hot and cold temperatures and cardiovascular diseases. Heart failure was the most common cause of death associated with extreme temperatures, closely followed by ischemic heart disease and stroke.
December 14, 2022
Professor Rüdiger Lange (German Heart Center, Munich, Germany) presents the midterm results implanting the SimuForm™ Annuloplasty Ring, recorded during the EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy on October 14, 2021.
December 5, 2022
An inside look at the Salam Center, a completely free cardiac center in Sudan providing cardiac surgical care to people who cannot otherwise afford it. The center also works to foster stronger relationships through reciprocal healthcare between countries in an area marked by decades of conflict.
October 31, 2022
The history of surgical missions in Ghana and why they are important to cardiothoracic surgical care in West Africa.
September 30, 2022
This editorial describes the evolving pathway of diagnosing a disease that is predicted to augment the indication for orthotopic cardiac transplantation. Cardiac involvement of sarcoidosis accounts for the majority of deaths in sarcoidosis patients, so it is important to better understand its symptoms.
Differences in Metabolomic Profiles Between Black and White Women and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: an Observational Study of Women From Four US Cohorts
September 20, 2022
Plasma metabolomic profiles were examined to determine differences in social determinants of health between Black and white women. This observational study paves the groundwork for further investigation of social disparity in atheromatous disease.
September 12, 2022
Enjoy this interview with Professor Charles Yankah, a cardiothoracic surgeon who has dedicated the last fifty years to advancing cardiovascular care and helping the globally underserved communities who require it.
August 27, 2022
Although the demand for heart surgeons trained in a year is twenty, Kenya produces only four to five annually. This results in a gap in diagnosis and treatment of heart illnesses.
July 15, 2022
In this article from Innovations, the authors highlight 7 pillars of key advice in performing the frozen elephant trunk separated by the following key areas: 1. Treatment of complex aortic pathologies with frozen elephant trunk 2. Frozen elephant trunk in acute aortic dissections