UAB Distinguished Professor’s editorial highlights research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
Selections are based on quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
Damage to heart muscle caused by a heart attack turns on immune cells in the spleen that accelerate heart failure.
David Pollock, Ph.D., and Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., will direct the new Translational Cardio-Renal Research section in Nephrology starting in early 2014.
Success of ACE inhibitors, alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics same in women and men; diuretic reduces cardiovascular complications.
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
A UAB study is the first suggest that any drug can dramatically reduce the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among older heart failure patients.