Latest The Texas Heart Institute Stories

2010-04-09 09:11:10

University of Utah heart surgeon implants VAD in Idaho man as part of national clinical trial.

2010-03-10 17:00:00

HOUSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles D. Fraser, Jr., M.D., an internationally recognized leader in pediatric and congenital heart surgery, has been appointed surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, effective July 1.

2010-01-20 12:34:00

Device Provides Support for Those Who Are Not Acceptable Transplant Candidates SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.