UAB researchers found that, from 2012-2014, Medicare was the primary payer for more than 90 percent of TAVR procedures.

Arora will be involved in assigning manuscripts focused on genetics, omics and precision medicine as it relates to cardiovascular disease.

Much like other muscles, when the heart works during the normal daytime hours, it needs a period of rest to repair itself.
A study to better understand racial and regional differences in deaths from strokes will be funded through 2023 by a $20.4 million grant.
Researchers have found the rate of hospitalization for sarcoidosis has increased, and in-hospital mortality associated with sarcoidosis has decreased.
Throughout February, UAB Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease.
This is the first large-animal study of muscle patches of a clinically relevant size.

Natriuretic peptides are routinely used as “gold-standard” biomarkers for diagnosis of heart disease.

UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.

Four awards are helping a School of Nursing student in her development as an early career nurse scientist.
This more comprehensive approach may be needed to find ways to delay the progressive heart failure.

Heart health • Hypertension • Obesity

Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
UAB Medicine has a long history of caring for patients with adult congenital heart disease, and the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program is the only one in Alabama and one of a handful in the country that provide continuing care for patients as they move into adulthood.
UAB researchers want to create new treatments for these banes of cardiovascular disease.
Authors conclude that the relationship between the complexity of left main coronary artery disease and clinical outcomes varies over time and lay out approaches for individualized strategy of revascularization.
nycu graphic 2The average American consumes nearly 2,000 mg a day over most adults’ ideal amount of sodium intake, excluding salt added at the table. Sodium found in restaurant, pre-packaged and processed foods, and foods like canned vegetables can increase heart disease and stroke risk, among others.
The grant will initially fund two fellowship positions for postdoctoral fellows (basic or clinical) wishing to train in the area of heart failure research.
A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
Diagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.
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