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Cardiology

The heart must go on: The spectrum of cardiological diseases ranges from arrhythmias to valve defects to heart attacks. However, the diagnostic means and the forms of therapy with intervention, surgery and medication are just as diverse. Read more about this affair of the heart here.

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News • Minimally invasive cardiology

TAVI: viable alternative to open heart surgery in aortic stenosis

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is a less invasive procedure that is just as effective as open-heart surgery in treating severe symptomatic aortic stenosis, a new study shows.

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Video • Real-time blood flow assessment

Major advance in 3D ultrasound imaging of heart and brain

Two successive studies highlight advances in non-invasive 3D ultrasound imaging, making it possible to observe blood flow in real time in the heart and the brain.

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News • Cardio-imaging

MRI could revolutionise heart failure diagnosis

Using MRI scans to detect heart failure could revolutionise how the condition is diagnosed, thanks to new research from the University of East Anglia and the University of Sheffield.

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News • Cardiology research

Covid-19 vaccine technique could also save tissue after heart attack

A method for delivering genetic material to the body that has proven useful in Covid-19 vaccination is now being tested as a way to repair damaged heart muscle after a heart attack.

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News • Cardiology research

Can't sleep? Why heart patients should take insomnia seriously

Sleep problems could hint at a heightened risk of heart disease, caution experts at the ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022 congress.

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News • Survival predictor

AI mines MRI to predict cardiac arrest

An algorithm built to assess scar patterns in patient heart tissue can predict potentially life-threatening arrhythmias more accurately than doctors can.

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News • Synthetic nucleic acid

New approach could help weak hearts

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction was previously considered largely untreatable. A research team at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) led by Professor Michael Gotthardt has now succeeded for the first time in improving cardiac function with the help of a synthetic nucleic acid, as the researchers report in the journal Science…

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News • ECG computation

Energy-efficient AI detects heart defects

Researchers at the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands (CWI), together with a colleague from Stichting Interuniversitair Micro-Elektronica Centrum (IMEC) in Eindhoven, have achieved a mathematical breakthrough in the computation of so-called spiking neural networks. Thanks to this breakthrough, special chips that are suitable for this artificial…

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