The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
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Make 2013 memorable by following these UAB doctor-recommended lifestyle changes.
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Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

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Leesar will be the inaugural holder of an endowed professorship in cardiology.

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The new procedure means some patients with congenital heart defects can avoid open heart surgery.
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April 15, 2011

Arnett, Donna

Professor and chair of Department of Epidemiology

Areas of expertise: Cardiovascular genetic epidemiology, pharmacogenetics

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and each year more women than men die from heart and cardiovascular disease without ever realizing they are at risk.

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