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  • Cardiology
  • These data are interesting," said Dr. Clyde W. Yancy , cardiology chief at Northwestern University in Chicago and a former American Heart Association president. (go.com)
  • U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Seattle Children's cardiology and heart surgery program among the best in the country. (seattlechildrens.org)
  • A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that Abbott's sensor reduced hospitalizations due to heart failure by 46 percent and cut patient medical costs by $7,000 over the following six months. (washingtonexaminer.com)
  • 2017
  • The National Heart Failure Audit (April 2015-March 2016), published on August 10, 2017, reported that mortality among patients admitted to hospital had fallen to 8.9% compared to 9.6% reported in the previous audit. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • The audit is managed by NICOR, with clinical direction and strategy provided by the British Society of Heart Failure (BSH). (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Authors are encouraged to submit reviews in the field of Heart Failure on the topics of clinical and surgical approaches to therapy, basic pharmacology, biochemistry, molecular biology, pathology, and electrophysiology. (springer.com)
  • CRT has proven clinical efficacy in managing individuals with heart failure. (medtronic.com)
  • This really goes beyond the beta blocker and heart failure story, it's about how we conduct clinical trials,' he said. (ibtimes.com)
  • disease
  • Heart failure is a major human disease that afflicts millions of people worldwide. (keystonesymposia.org)
  • Other diseases that may have symptoms similar to heart failure include obesity , kidney failure , liver problems, anemia , and thyroid disease . (wikipedia.org)
  • And, testosterone supplementation has been associated with better cholesterol levels among men with heart disease, Ezekowitz and his colleagues noted in their study. (go.com)
  • Heart failure remains the leading cause of mortality from heart disease ," explains corresponding author James F. Martin, a professor who specializes in regenerative medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and who is also director of the Cardiomyocyte Renewal Lab at the Texas Heart Institute, also in Houston. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In 2016, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Heart Disease, chaired by Stuart Andrew MP, held an inquiry into living with heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • This includes diseases such as polycystic kidney disease which is a cystic genetic disorder of the kidneys, PKD ,which is characterized by the presence of multiple cysts (hence, "polycystic") in both kidneys, can also damage the liver, pancreas, and rarely, the heart and brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Serious side effects may include liver toxicity, heart disease, and behavioral changes. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is also not usually recommended for improving cognition, the risk of heart disease, bone strength, or for generalized well being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the frequent involvement of heart, eyes and peripheral nervous system, several authors prefer to call it Wernicke disease rather than simply encephalopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Lower testosterone levels have been shown to be an independent risk factor for worse outcomes among men and women with heart failure. (go.com)
  • The Alliance for Heart Failure's mission is to achieve better outcomes for people with heart failure by ensuring timely diagnosis and access to the right care and support. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Alliance for Heart Failure welcomed the findings but called for more to be done to address the vast regional variation in patient outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • If you do notice any of the potential signs of heart failure (HF), take action and talk to a healthcare professional. (heart.org)
  • By using Heart Failure Health Storylines, you have the opportunity to anonymously contribute learning from your story to a vital data resource that the healthcare industry can use to improve care in the future, for people like you. (apple.com)
  • Abbott, a healthcare company specializing in heart failure solutions, has developed a low-risk, easy-to-insert sensor that takes exact readings of pressure inside the chest and transmits the data to doctors. (washingtonexaminer.com)
  • arteries
  • It typically results from narrowed arteries (atherosclerosis), heart attack, heart valve diseases or infections that weaken the heart muscle. (go.com)
  • The specific mechanism involved is increased release of the "stress hormones", epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine which increase blood output from the heart and constrict arteries. (wikipedia.org)
  • precipitate
  • Weight gain of more than 2 pounds is associated with admission to the hospital for heart failure Sodium restriction - excessive sodium intake may precipitate or exacerbate heart failure, thus a "no added salt" diet (60-100 mmol total daily intake) is recommended for patients with CHF. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscle
  • There is a lot of interest in the role ofstem cells in the repair of dead heart muscle cells. (slideshare.net)
  • Scientists may have discovered a way of reversing heart failure by getting heart muscle to regenerate itself. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • One of the curious things about heart muscle is that it does not regenerate when it dies after being starved of oxygen, such as after a heart attack. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Instead of generating new beating muscle cells, or cardiomyocytes, the heart replaces the dead tissue with scar tissue made from fibroblast cells. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Learn how a robotic sleeve that mimics heart muscle may be more effective than ventricular assist devices in helping heart failure patients to live longer. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Prof. Martin says that he and his laboratory team are studying biological pathways that are active during heart development and regeneration in order to find ways to heal heart muscle. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In this study, we investigated the Hippo pathway, which is known from my lab's previous studies to prevent adult heart muscle cell proliferation and regeneration," Prof. Martin notes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The researchers believe that silencing Hippo not only renews heart muscle cells - as investigated extensively in their study - but it also changes the process of fibrosis, or scarring. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This is due to reduced ability to cross-link actin and myosin filaments in over-stretched heart muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is caused by the terminally differentiated heart muscle fibers increasing in size in an attempt to improve contractility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other well recognized precipitating factors include anemia and hyperthyroidism which place additional strain on the heart muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • This isoform is expressed exclusively in heart muscle during human and mouse development, and is distinct from those expressed in slow skeletal muscle (MYBPC1) and fast skeletal muscle (MYBPC2). (wikipedia.org)
  • mortality
  • Some drugs which increase heart function, such as the positive inotrope milrinone, lead to increased mortality, and are contraindicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • In some people with heart failure, the lower chambers of the heart don't beat at the same time, forcing the heart to work harder. (medtronic.com)
  • Would be nice to be able to talk to people with heart failure in a safe and effective way. (apple.com)
  • In the new work, researchers drive that point home for drugs known as beta blockers, which gold-standard tests have shown can extend the life of people with heart failure. (ibtimes.com)
  • Some people have both types of heart failure simultaneously. (healthday.com)
  • Thus, people who have problems that lead to these issues -- such as those who are obese or those who've had a heart attack -- are also at risk for heart failure. (healthday.com)
  • Heart failure (HF) is a major and growing health problem in the developed world that affects 1-2% of the adult population and 6-10% of people over the age of 65 [ 1 , 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Diastole
  • A reduced stroke volume may occur as a result of a failure of systole, diastole or both. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with heart pumping problems will use a different medication combination than those who are experiencing problems with the heart's ability to fill properly during diastole. (wikipedia.org)
  • when myocytes fail to relax appropriately, myosin cross bridges remain intact and generate tension throughout diastole and thus increase stress on the heart. (wikipedia.org)