Latest The Texas Heart Institute Stories

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.

2005-07-14 10:23:26

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers have developed a tiny heart pump specifically for use in children, even newborns, with heart failure, a condition in which the failing heart pumps less blood than the body needs.

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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.