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The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Myocardial Function is calling for a redefinition of the term cardiac hypertrophy which is currently used to describe changes to the morphology (structure) of the heart.
Centers focus on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, adult congenital heart disease, Marfan syndrome and valvular heart disease Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Aurora St. Lukeâ€™s Medical Center announces the opening of specialty heart centers dedicated to patients with complex heart conditions.
An international panel of experts from The Heart Rhythm Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association issued new guideline recommendations for all health care professionals about cardiovascular genetic testing at the Heart Rhythm Society's 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions.
OMAHA, Neb., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC/BB: TBIO) announced a significant enhancement to its FAMILION Brugada Syndrome (BrS) test panel at the 2011 Heart Rhythm Society meeting in San Francisco.
Young adult patients with genetic heart diseases, such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), substantially benefitted from therapeutic hypothermia, which could further extend the role for this treatment strategy in new patient populations.
Sudden Heart Attacks is the leading cause of medical fatalities to student athletes however, most communities are ill equipped to handle a cardiac crisis Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 26, 2011 Sports For Life, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides sports camps for youth has decided to take a stand against the fatalities of athletes due to sudden heart attacks.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seemingly every year there are reports of a young, apparently healthy athlete dying on the court or playing field.
University of Michigan heart specialists weigh in on how best to reduce sudden deaths in competitive athletes.
Congenital heart diseases affect approximately one in 100 patients, making them the most common type of birth defect and the number-one cause of pediatric deaths.
It's a gene called DOT1L, and if you donâ€™t have enough of the DOT1L enzyme, you could be at risk for some types of heart disease.
The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...
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