Procedimento no coração para reduzir risco de AVC deve gerenciar de pequenos vazamentos

Vazamentos após fechamento do apêndice atrial esquerdo são mais importantes do que previamente pensado, de acordo com nova pesquisa da Mayo Clinic. Essa pesquisa mostra que mesmo vazamentos pequenos estão associados com um risco de 10 a 15 por cento maior de eventos adversos.

Morristown Medical Center to Host 9th Annual Frontiers in Cardiovascular Disease Virtual Symposium

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading heart hospitals, will host a virtual conference featuring some of the world’s most distinguished cardiovascular faculty, who will discuss the latest developments in heart disease. This program is cosponsored by the NJ Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Morristown Medical Center Among 1st to Receive American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients undergoing transcatheter valve repair and replacement procedures, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

What Patients Know About Their Implanted Coronary Stents: Not Enough, According to Morristown Medical Center Study

Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), had the provided stent card with them when surveyed at a later date, according to researchers at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center. Even when they had their stent cards, most patients were unable to identify the type of stent they had, which blood vessel it was in, or the date of the previous procedure. Eighty-eight percent of patients did have their smartphone, however. The study will be presented as a moderated poster the morning of May 15, during the American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Session (ACC.21).