Latest The Texas Heart Institute Stories

2009-10-16 05:06:00

BELGRADE, Serbia, October 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Clinical Trial Designed to Evaluate the Ability of Cardio3Biosciences' C-Cure(R) to Restore Heart Function Clinical Center of Serbia, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases today announced that it has treated its first patient with a revolutionary cell-based therapy for heart failure.

2009-08-20 16:30:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR - ASX: HIN) today announced that HeartWare has surpassed 50 implants in the United States under its ADVANCE Clinical Trial, marking an important early enrollment milestone.

2009-07-22 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been recognized by the American Heart Association for providing quality, evidence-based care for coronary artery disease and heart failure."This is another example of the dedication and commitment in providing stellar quality heart and vascular care to the Dallas community by physicians, nursing, allied health professionals and administration," said Jon Gardner, administrative director of the Heart &...

2009-07-07 16:16:47

Structural cardiovascular abnormalities present at birth are the leading cause of heart failure in children. Nearly half a million children in the United States have structural heart problems ranging in severity from relatively simple issues

2008-09-15 09:00:58

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Orqis(R) Medical Corporation announced the first implant of the new Exeleras System in a 47 year old man suffering from NYHA Class III heart failure.

2008-07-27 03:00:35

By Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle Jul. 27--When he was a sophomore in high school, Jim Willerson's parents decided it would be a treat for their son to meet Dr. Denton Cooley, then a rising star coming to San Antonio to lecture on heart surgery.

2008-07-14 12:01:01

By The Dallas Morning News Jul. 13--Michael DeBakey, the father of modern cardiovascular surgery who invented scores of medical procedures and instruments, developed the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital and established what later became the Veterans Administration hospital system, died Friday.

2008-07-14 00:00:07

By John Porretto HOUSTON -- When Dr. Michael E. DeBakey pushed forward with his groundbreaking research and maverick approach to medicine a half century ago, heart surgery was a medical marvel. Today, in part because of his contributions, it routinely saves thousands of lives each day.

2008-02-25 12:01:07

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine a life-saving heart test from a non-invasive device that uses no catheters, no needles, and no blood.

Word of the Day
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.