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2022
September
26,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Claudia Huerta, 43, knows a thing or two about transformations. After being diagnosed with a serious, though common, heart condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), the payroll manager and Maywood, California, resident transformed herself from bei...
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September
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSA study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) found that among patients with aortic stenosis undergoing transfemoral TAVR, the use of a debris capturing device called cerebral embolic protection reduced the risk of dis...
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September
16,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Vascular and cardiac surgeons in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai know all too well the danger that looms when a patient experiences a tear in their heart’s main artery, called an aortic dissection. The condition, however, is often mistaken ...
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September
15,
2022
| 08:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSA study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Imaging shows that artificial intelligence tools can more rapidly, and objectively, determine calcium scores in computed tomographic (CT) and ...
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September
08,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Racial and ethnic minorities in Los Angeles County are more likely to live as far as or farther than five miles from a cardiac rehabilitation facility, according to a new study by investigators at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. The dispar...
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August
31,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Science has long shown that men are at greater risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AFib) than women; but it has never been fully understood why women would be protected from developing the condition. New research from the Smidt Heart Institute a...
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August
28,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a first-of-its-kind randomized clinical trial led by researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute and the Division of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, artificial intelligence (AI) proved more successful in assessing and diagnosing ...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are one step closer to identifying patients at highest risk for developing sudden cardiac death—an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes it to stop beating.To identify those at highes...
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August
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The majority of people who were likely infected with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, didn’t know they had the virus, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in JAMA Netwo...
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August
16,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As baseball heads into the final weeks of the regular season, Cedars-Sinai has opened a special exhibit, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game, 100+ Years of Baseball Movies & Entertainment." It features hand-drawn posters of classic baseball-themed movies a...
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August
08,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Research scientist James F. Dawkins, DVM, has kept busy since joining Cedars-Sinai in 2011, having worked on several groundbreaking investigations into how heart cells can be used to repair the body’s own tissues. But it wasn’t medical research he wa...
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July
21,
2022
| 06:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to Omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and boosted, according to a new study led by investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. The findings are...
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July
13,
2022
| 06:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new report on lung transplantation success rates confirms that Cedars-Sinai patients experienced one-year survival outcomes of 91.49%, an achievement above the national average of 89.46%.  The data—compiled by the Scientific Registry of Transplant ...
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June
23,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows for the first time that the path toward heart failure differs for women and men. The important findings—discovered using a novel cardiac imaging technique developed by Cedars-Sinai res...
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June
13,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many 21-year-olds celebrate their coming of age in bars and nightclubs, Andrew Solis is celebrating freedom by finally going home—equipped with a new heart and liver—after nearly eight months at Cedars-Sinai. “Before my heart and liver transpla...
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May
25,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Roma Gianchandani, MD,  has joined Cedars-Sinai as the new medical director of Diabetes Quality and vice-chair of Quality and Innovation.“We were extremely fortunate to have recruited Dr. Gianchandani from the University of Michigan, where she single...
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May
18,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of pregnancy‐related death, yet a new national survey led by doctors at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai suggests that few cardiologists, trainees or care team members are trained in cardio-obstetr...
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April
29,
2022
| 06:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of mavacamten, a new drug shown to provide relief to obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients experiencing shortness of breath. “Until now, existing treatments for hyp...
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April
22,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The 2022 Annual Report from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai is available now, detailing the latest research and medical achievements by the expert team ranked No. 1 for cardiology and cardiac surgery in California by U.S. News & World Repor...
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April
12,
2022
| 07:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
Vesicles secreted from human heart cells may repair damaged tissue and prevent lethal heart rhythm disorders, according to a new study from investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai.The research, published in the European Heart Journ...
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April
06,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Physician-scientists from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are working to identify genetic risk factors for cardiomyopathy—a collection of conditions that reduce the heart’s ability to pump blood to the rest of the body—and how inherited for...
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April
06,
2022
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout the month of April—Donate Life Month—experts from Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center and the Smidt Heart Institute are available for interviews on issues related to transplantation, immunology and organ donation.“During Donate Li...
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April
05,
2022
| 12:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, home to California’s top-ranked cardiology and heart surgery programs, will present an array of innovative research data and lead discussions on medical breakthroughs during the American College...
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April
03,
2022
| 06:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new drug shows promise in providing relief to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients experiencing shortness of breath, according to late-breaking research presented today at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Session in Washington, D...
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April
02,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Los Angeles Barbershop Blood Pressure Study is delivering cutting-edge insights more than four years after the study results were published in The New England Journal of Medicine.With help from participants in that landmark study, researchers fro...
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April
01,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT:Today, the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and the Heart Failure Society of America released updated guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure. This is the first full revision of the guidelines since ...
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March
30,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Clinician-scientists in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai developed a clinical algorithm that, for the first time, distinguishes between treatable sudden cardiac arrest and untreatable forms of the condition. The findings, published today in ...
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March
22,
2022
| 16:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai have created an artificial intelligence-enabled tool that may make it easier to predict if a person will have a heart attack.The tool, described in The Lancet Digital Health, accurately predicted which patients would e...
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March
10,
2022
| 15:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
A cell therapy developed by the executive director of the Smidt Heart Institute stabilizes weakened muscles–including the heart muscle–in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, a new study published in the international peer-reviewed journal The Lance...
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March
09,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have identified a potential new therapy for COVID-19: a biologic substance created by reengineered human skin cells.  Scientists found the substance stopped SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, from reproducing it...
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