Heart-starting devices show early promise for a new set of patients.
The coat is thin and washes off, but offers major protection.
Heres how to respond, and avoid mistakes, in emergencies.
The pattern in the electrocardiogram appears to single out patients who will benefit most from implantable cardioverter defibrillators.
Implantable unit improves exercise capacity, quality of life.
But will insurance pay for them? The Cheney Standard may help.
Nitinol tubes expand, with body heat, to keep carotid arteries open.
New research raises cautious hope for cell-by-cell regeneration.
When vegetation invades a pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator, your life could depend on its prompt removal.
New technology leaves damaged arteries wide open and unclogged.
Booster pumps, instead, offer potential healing to cardiac tissue.
Thinner struts in the devices may be easier on vessel walls.