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2011-09-13 23:10:03

While the incidence of the life-threatening condition of aortic dissection is significantly higher than in the general population, it remains low among patients with the congenital heart defect, bicuspid aortic valve; however, the incidence of aortic aneurysms is significantly high.

2011-07-04 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 200 years after the introduction of the stethoscope, the accuracy of a pocket ultrasound device that enables a physician to "look" at a patient's heart during routine physical exams has been validated for the first time in peer-reviewed research led by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) and Scripps Health.

2011-06-17 12:57:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Francis Heart Center today (June 17, 2011) announced that it has performed the first post-FDA approval surgery in the United States using a new device for treating tricuspid valve disease.

2011-05-12 00:00:48

Thinklabs Medical is offering iMurmur 2 and Heart Record Apps free from May 10th - 15th, to coincide with the FutureMed Executive Program. iMurmur is a heart sound library and educational App for medical students and practitioners alike.

2011-04-27 13:38:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/heart-and-stroke-foundation/torontonians-are-ready-to-ride-a-bike-and-extend-a TORONTO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is working to eliminate heart disease and stroke.

2011-04-21 00:00:29

Said Judah Hertz, founder and CEO of the Hertz Investment Group: “Researchers at ACHDC are now expanding their mission to develop prosthetic materials and mechanical devices that will further prolong and enrich the lives of the individuals they have saved." Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 The Hertz Family Foundation of Santa Monica, California has announced a major medical research and technology grant to the University of California at Los Angeles.

2011-04-07 08:26:00

TINTON FALLS, N.J., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ranney School recently announced a series of heart-healthy initiatives that launched during American Heart Awareness Month and will continue throughout the school year.


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2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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