Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Heart )

2018
November
10,
2018
Researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai discovered that a non-treatable form of lethal heart rhythm responsible for sudden cardiac arrest is twice as likely to be found in patients with the most common form of heart failure—heart fai...
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August
17,
2018
Raymond Schaerf, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, likes to joke that most people pack their cellphones with photos of their smiling children. His cellphone, however, is stocked with pictures of the human heart. The photos are not Valentines and displ...
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August
10,
2018
Madeleine Brand of KCRW’s Press Play recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, about a new study that showed women are less likely to survive a heart attack if they had a male physician instead of a female. “This is a #MeToo moment in medicine,” ...
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July
20,
2018
Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, recently sat down with NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver to discuss whether there is a gender bias in healthcare that harms women. “This ...
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July
19,
2018
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center today announced a partnership to help support the improvement of healthcare quality in the treatment of multiple therapeutic areas that could include oncology, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, ...
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July
03,
2018
A Smidt Heart Institute patient is the first in the country to receive a new device to fix a leaky heart valve. The patient, Sheldon Kardener, MD, received the device June 30 during a 30-minute minimally invasive procedure in Cedars-Sinai’s Cardia...
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