Why Ventilators can be Tough on Preemie Lungs

Many premature infants need mechanical ventilation to breathe. However, prolonged ventilation can lead to problems like respiratory diseases or ventilation-induced injury.Jonas Naumann and Mareike Zink study the physics of mechanical stress from ventilation at Leipzig University, in Leipzig, Germany and discovered some of the mechanisms that explain why premature lungs are especially sensitive to stress.

Go Red For Women, doctor shares important heart health tips.

Hafiza Khan, MD, at Baylor Scott & White Health, shares important heart health tips for women. What You Need to Know: Take time to focus on yourself Hormonal changes can affect the stability of a woman’s heartbeat Maintain a good…

Mount Sinai Announces Partnership With the Chiba Institute of Technology in Japan Focusing on Artificial Intelligence to Transform Cardiovascular Research

Agreement aims to help make clinical trials more efficient and lead to faster advances in patient care

Mount Sinai Announces Partnership With the Brazilian Clinical Research Institute to Advance Cardiovascular Disease Research and Medical Education

Agreement aims to improve patient care and outcomes on a global scale

Thermedical Announces FDA Approval of Clinical Trial for SERF Ablation to Treat Patients with Ventricular Tachycardia, Leading Cause of Sudden Cardiac Death

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 23, 2022 – Thermedical®, a developer of thermal-ablation systems to treat ventricular arrhythmias, announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an open-label, single-arm interventional clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Thermedical® SERF Ablation System with the Durablate® Catheter in people with ventricular tachycardia (VT) resistant to conventional treatment.

MedStar Health offers the first FDA approved treatment for long-standing, persistent atrial fibrillation

Two MedStar Health hospitals are now offering an FDA-approved treatment for patients who have had persistent atrial fibrillation for more than a year. The Hybrid AF™ Convergent Therapy is available both at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

Morristown Medical Center’s Dr. Stephen Winters Discusses What Everyone Should Know About Atrial Fibrillation

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Month, and Stephen L. Winters, MD, director of the Cardiac Rhythm Management Program, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, wants the public to know some surprising facts about this increasingly common heart condition.