Surgical Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Procedures Volumes to 2021

This report presents procedure volumes forecasts for some of the most common cardiovascular and peripheral vascular surgical procedures performed in the five EU countries of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK (5EU). The forecast period covered by this report is for the years 2016 through 2021. This report also presents an overview of the… Continue reading Surgical Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Procedures Volumes to 2021

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Stress and Heart Disease

Having too much stress, for too long, is terrible for your heart. If you’re often stressed, and you don’t have good ways to manage it, you are more likely to have heart disease, high blood pressure, chest pain, or irregular heartbeats. The stress itself can be a problem. It raises your blood pressure, and it’s… Continue reading Stress and Heart Disease

The MitraClip Shows Promise in Managing Severe Heart Failure

A clothespin-like device that reduces mitral valve leakage may offer a new treatment option to those seriously ill with heart failure. The nearly 2 million Americans with severe heart failure face unique challenges. Simple tasks such as short walks and climbing the stairs at home can lead to shortness of breath. Those with the condition… Continue reading The MitraClip Shows Promise in Managing Severe Heart Failure