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"Broken Heart" Syndrome Spikes During COVID-19

Incidence of Takotsubo or “broken heart” syndrome increased in 2020, and the COVID-19 pandemic is one reason for the spike.

Discoveries / Mar 09, 2021

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Don't Delay Urgent Health Needs

Urgent health needs won't wait for the COVID-19 pandemic to pass—and neither should you. Pain, cancer, diabetes, and heart problems need consistent treatment and management. When i...

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Mar 08, 2021

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Advanced Coronary Revascularization for Severe Coronary Diseas...

With an international expert team of heart specialists in cardiovascular surgery and coronary vascularization, Cedars-Sinai is a leader in advancing the surgical technique to impro...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 24, 2021

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Lupus and Heart Disease: A Deadly Duo

Many patients with the autoimmune disease lupus are dying from heart disease, and Cedars-Sinai experts in cardiology, immunology and rheumatology have joined forces to find out why...

Discoveries / Feb 23, 2021

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Cedars-Sinai's Team Leads the Next Generation of Thoracic Robo...

Cedars-Sinai is one of the busiest thoracic surgery programs in the western U.S. ranking among the busiest in the country for robotic thoracic surgery. Driven by exceptional surgeo...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 19, 2021

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The Beat Goes On: How Minimally Invasive Surgery Saved A 77-Ye...

Just a decade ago, surgical options were limited for people like 77-year-old drummer Denny Seiwell, who came to Cedars-Sinai with a life-threatening aortic aneurysm. But advances i...

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2021

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Valve Value

Raj Makkar, MD, keeps a photograph of one of his patients: a centenarian grinning in front of a vibrant yellow logo at his favorite country radio station. Makkar met him eight year...

Discoveries / Feb 15, 2021

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A Double-Edged Sword: Inflammation and Your Health

Inflammation is the body's defense against injury and infection but, left unchecked, it can ravage organs and trigger disease. Cedars-Sinai scientists are seeking ways to dampen th...

Discoveries / Feb 12, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Dominick Megna

When Dr. Dominick Megna is not in the OR transplanting organs and repairing aortas, he can be found fine-tuning his other passion: cooking. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 11, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Cardiac Surgeon Dr. Pedro Catarino

Meet Dr. Pedro Catarino, the new director of Aortic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai. We talked him about joining the Smidt Heart Institute, the latest innovations in heart and lung transpl...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 04, 2021

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Cardiac Care in the Coronavirus Age

A study co-authored by Joanne Chikwe, MD, found that heart-related admissions are down by more than 70% in many institutions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Discoveries / Nov 16, 2020

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Improving Heart Disease Treatment

An important study led by Joanna Chikwe, MD found that the best treatment for coronary artery disease patients is a bypass followed by a stent procedure.

Discoveries / Nov 16, 2020

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The Heart of COVID-19

Cedars-Sinai researchers are making a critical difference in helping patients overcome a common reaction triggered by COVID-19, a cytokine storm, which can overwhelming the body wi...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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Heart to Heart

The inaugural chairs of two departments in the Smidt Heart Institute were recruited for their inventive approaches to improving patient care. In turn, Christine Albert, MD, and Joa...

Discoveries / Oct 19, 2020

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Barbra Streisand's Philanthropic Leadership

Streisand's support, advocacy and philanthropic commitment have resulted in the newly announced Cedars-Sinai Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, to be directed by Bairey Merz.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 13, 2020