Measures of structural changes derived from cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) have significant potential as a noninvasive way to measure the risk of heart transplant rejection, according to a new study.
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A new study has demonstrated that patients who were at low risk for surgical complications benefited significantly from a minimally invasive, transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Gentle noise stimulation synchronized with an individual’s brainwaves boosted cardiovascular health, according to a recent study.
Increased consumption of eggs and dietary cholesterol is linked to a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new study.
Northwestern investigators are building a multi-disciplinary enterprise that is making critical discoveries in maternal-fetal health, with significant clinical implications and real-world consequences.
An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units and pose a barrier to parent-baby cuddling and physical bonding.
A quality improvement program significantly increased the proportion of patients who were appropriately prescribed blood thinners for atrial fibrillation at hospital discharge.
Northwestern faculty translate cardiovascular discoveries into clinical guidelines for the nation.
Most patients who report a penicillin allergy are in fact not allergic, and verifying allergies before resorting to less-effective antibiotics can improve outcomes and avoid the spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to a review in JAMA.