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Deadly heart damage can occur with non-heart surgery

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Surgery for problems unrelated to the heart can damage heart cells — and it could be deadly for some patients, a new study finds.

A study published Monday in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation found that heart cell damage that occurs during or after a […]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: Health, Patients, Research|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Deadly heart damage can occur with non-heart surgery

Dance is Why for Gianna Schupler

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Most people view dance as an activity or a way to socialize at parties.

But to some, dance is everything.

Fourteen-year-old Gianna Schupler started dancing in first grade and fell in love. Her passion for dance was so strong that she would train long hours perfecting her […]

March 13th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Study supports loosening surgery guidelines after a stent

The guidelines for delaying non-heart-related surgery six weeks after a bare-metal stent and one year after a drug-eluting may be overly cautious. The delays currently recommended after drug-eluting stent placement may need to be reevaluated by the experts who develop the guidelines for clinicians, based on a new study […]