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

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Heart)

2023
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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November
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hypertension control and management worsened during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new analysis conducted at three large health systems, led by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The study, published in the journal Hypertension, s...
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October
28,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $8 million grant from California’s stem cell agency to launch an innovative new clinic that will expand patients’ access to stem cell and gene therapies, increase research and training in regenerative medici...
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October
27,
2022
| 13:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
Several recent discoveries show that the accuracy of diagnosing coronary artery disease and predicting patient risk is improved with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) models developed by scientists in the Division of Artificial Intelligence in...
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October
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New data analysis from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found that deaths from heart attacks rose significantly during pandemic surges, including the COVID-19 Omicron surges, overall reversing a heart-healthier pre-pandemic trend.Prior to th...
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October
20,
2022
| 09:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai has selected leading vascular surgeon Donald Baril, MD, as director of the Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program. Baril, who joined Cedars-Sinai in 2020, aims to advance the academic medical center’s excellence...
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October
18,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
After 11 years spent in medical school, residency and fellowships, Elizabeth Chou, MD, a vascular surgeon who recently joined the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, has earned her dream career. And she has no plans of stopping there. She’s on a p...
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October
03,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pioneering heart care is a tradition at Cedars-Sinai. It’s a tradition that took root in 1924, when Cedars-Sinai became home to the first electrocardiogram machine in Los Angeles. The roots grew stronger in the 1970s, when two Cedars-Sinai cardiologi...
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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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