Leading clinicians from Cleveland Clinic and the Association of Black Cardiologists will survey the very latest in major cardiology subspecialties from the standpoint of promoting equity in patient outcomes.Read More
Comprehensive STEMI Protocol Equitably Improves Key Care Process Metrics
Implementation of a comprehensive protocol for managing ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) similarly benefited Black and white patients at Cleveland Clinic, providing a model for reducing racial disparities in STEMI care.
Soft Robotic Model Replicates Patients’ Aortic Stenosis and Ventricular Dysfunction
A desktop-sized cardiac modeling system made of pliable, 3D-printed materials can be customized to accurately mimic the hydrodynamics of individual patients’ aortic stenosis, ventricular remodeling and diastolic dysfunction.
Secrets to Success in Mitral Valve Repair
We’ve completed more than 4,000 consecutive isolated mitral valve repairs without a perioperative death. Our team shares cultural and technical factors behind that achievement as well as persistent repair durability.
TRILUMINATE Pivotal Trial: What Are Its Implications for Tricuspid Regurgitation Care?
One-year results show improvement of severe tricuspid regurgitation and quality-of-life improvements with transcatheter edge-to-edge repair in a select patient population.
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Get Current Across the Spectrum of Cardiology Practice This Summer
This comprehensive review course puts a premium on the very latest clinical trial data and guideline recommendations across the spectrum of major cardiology subspecialty areas.
MAC Attack: Contending With Mitral Annular Calcification During Mitral Valve Surgery
Removing MAC is technically challenging, but it offers the best chance for optimal sizing and seating of a prosthetic valve for patients undergoing mitral valve replacement. Our experts share technical advice.
Study Evaluates Novel Protocol to Identify Anxiety and Depression in Pulmonary Embolism Survivors
A first-of-kind investigation aims to characterize the needs of patients experiencing psychological distress following PE and the impact of PE disease factors and treatment on psychological outcomes.
Massive Spine and Retroperitoneal Sarcoma: A Case Study in Surgical Collaboration
Imaging reveals a large spindle cell sarcoma invading the lumbar spine and left common iliac vein in a 51-year-old. Resection risks damage to critical vasculature and would require removing a significant amount of spine.
Study Identifies Factors Predicting Tumor Upstaging in Esophageal Cancer
A new study identifies key features that can improve diagnosis and guide therapy decisions for patients whose esophageal cancer presents at the T2N0 stage, when it is most treatable.
CT Characterization of Venae Cavae Anatomy in Patients With Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
Isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation is associated with larger dimensions of the superior and inferior venae cavae at various levels, a new study shows. What are the implications for transcatheter tricuspid valve intervention?