Articles tagged with 'Heart' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Heart)

2023
March
29,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Curious to know if you’re at risk for two common heart conditions? Your doctor may want to check the shape of your heart. Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have discovered that patients who have round hearts shaped like bas...
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March
27,
2023
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has received a gift of more than $140 million—the largest gift in the hospital’s 121-year history—from the estate of longtime supporters Susanne and Ervin Bard. This gift will propel clinical and research innovation in the medical campus...
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March
09,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is taking telehealth and the patient experience to the next level, now offering Cedars-Sinai Virtual Second Opinion—an online platform connecting individuals in need of complex cardiac, spine or gynecologic care with top-ranked experts w...
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March
03,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Noel Bairey Merz, MD, professor of cardiology and the director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, will receive the 2023 Master of the ACC Award from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in honor of her pion...
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March
01,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cardiac electrophysiologist Eric Braunstein, MD, who joined the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai late last year, recently published a first-of-its kind case study in the peer-reviewed medical journal Heart Rhythm Case Reports. The case study sho...
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February
28,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, California’s premier cardiology and heart surgery provider, will present innovative research findings and lead discussions on the latest high-impact medical breakthroughs during the American Col...
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February
28,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Elizabeth Hinlein is freshly home from three weeks in Italy. The streets of Venice, Florence, Rome and Siena inspired her creative work as an artist and filmmaker, and also helped her regain her strength and build back her stamina.And count her lucky...
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February
24,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Her husband and their five children call Rosa Wernher “the Energizer bunny” because she is always on the go. For decades, not even her genetically inherited Marfan syndrome could keep her off her feet to prevent her from oil painting or from gliding ...
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February
15,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Internationally recognized cardiologist in heart transplantation Jon Kobashigawa, MD, director of Advanced Heart Disease and the Heart Transplant Program in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, and chief medical officer of the California Heart ...
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February
14,
2023
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have confirmed that people who have had COVID-19 have an increased risk for new-onset diabetes—the most significant contributor to cardiovascular disease.“Our results validate early findings ...
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February
14,
2023
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Marking the five-year anniversary of the $50 million gift that named the Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai is highlighting major research breakthroughs and clinical innovations pioneered by one of the nation’s leading destinations for cardiac care....
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February
08,
2023
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
It could be the effect of climate change. Or perhaps it’s due to fertility treatments, multiple births or a mother’s own health condition. There is no doubt, though, that congenital heart disease—characterized by structural irregularities in the hear...
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February
01,
2023
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Heart rhythm disorders like atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac arrest have made headlines in recent months, prompting many to learn more about how the heart beats.“It is an exciting time in the field of cardiac electrophysiology, with many treatm...
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January
30,
2023
| 07:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the U.S., and a type of heart attack called myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA), which predominantly affects women, is garnering increased attention.In obser...
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January
30,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSThe annual incidence of sports-related sudden cardiac arrest in older adults is rare: 2 to 3 cases per 100,000 people.Of the 4,078 total sudden cardiac arrest cases studied in people 65 and older, 77 (1.9%) occurred during or following an exe...
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January
26,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two novel research studies from Cedars-Sinai move the needle on predicting two important heart conditions—sudden cardiac arrest, which is often fatal, and increased coronary artery calcium, a marker of coronary artery disease that can lead to a heart...
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January
16,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Phone calls from a nurse may improve survival for patients treated for heart failure, according to a new study by investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai.Heart failure occurs when the heart does not pump enough blood to support t...
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January
11,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study led by investigators at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found symptoms of the increasingly common cardiovascular condition known as ischemia with no obstructive coronary arteries (INOCA) can negatively impact a person’s quality ...
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2022
December
29,
2022
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Azmi Atiya, MD, an established and highly respected cardiothoracic surgeon in the San Fernando Valley, has joined the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai as medical director of Cardiac Surgery at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center.Atiya...
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December
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai was named a Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center, a recognition awarded to select U.S. medical centers that have a record of superior clinical outcomes resulting from evidence-based, guideline-directed degene...
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December
27,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai welcomes four new specialists to its Department of Cardiology: interventional cardiologist Aakriti Gupta, MD, electrophysiologists Eric Braunstein, MD, and Archana Ramireddy, MD, and adult congenital cardiolo...
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December
22,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a new study evaluating the Mediterranean diet and adverse pregnancy outcomes, investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found that women who conceived while adhering to the anti-inflammatory diet had a significantly lower risk o...
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December
20,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have identified how biological pacemaker cells—cells that control your heartbeat—can “fight back” against therapies to biologically correct abnormal heartbeat rates. The research also uncov...
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December
20,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai is again expanding its geographic reach and surgical expertise with the faculty recruitment of cardiac surgeon Robbin Cohen, MD. An established surgeon long embedded in the Los Angeles community, Cohen now se...
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December
15,
2022
| 06:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yvette Honda-Schumacher was 20 weeks pregnant and had just had a routine anatomy ultrasound when she was surprised to hear that a cardiologist was asked to come into the exam room. Together with the maternal-fetal specialist overseeing the ultrasound...
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December
14,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed a new AI model that can rapidly assess the severity of COVID-19 pneumonia. The automated deep-learning framework, described in the Journal of Medical Imaging, helps aid in the evaluation of disease progressio...
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December
12,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai validated the link between a debilitating heart condition and COVID-19 and, to a lesser extent, a novel link between the same condition and COVID-19 vaccination.Their findings, published in...
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December
06,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have found that even subtle forms of liver disease directly impact heart health. The findings, recently published in the journal Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, help further clarify t...
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November
17,
2022
| 10:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSA study published this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) found that seven major cardiovascular societies were more likely to distribute awards to men and white individuals when compared to women and those who id...
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November
14,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSCedars-Sinai investigators and colleagues have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that uses computed tomography (CT) scans to identify patients at risk of reduced blood flow to the heart. The tool is able to accurately predict red...
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