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CTO – global guiding principles Video

CTO – global guiding principles

Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD, discusses the seven global guiding principles for chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention recently published in a global consensus document.

Minneapolis Heart Institute<sup>®</sup> facts Document

Minneapolis Heart Institute® facts

Minneapolis Heart Institute® is one of the top-rated cardiovascular centers in the world, consistently ranked in the top 15 nationally by US News and World Report for cardiology and heart surgery.

Lowering your strokes Video

Lowering your strokes

Jason Q. Alexander, MD, presents on the history of stroke, types of stroke and the evolution of treatment at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Cardiovascular Grand Rounds.

Current concepts in atrial fibrillation Video

Current concepts in atrial fibrillation

Daniel Melby, MD, presents on the updated demographics and risk factors of atrial fibrillation, including treatment options and prevention information at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Cardiovascular Grand Rounds.

Heart-in-a-box clinical trial saves lives News

Heart-in-a-box clinical trial saves lives

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® is one of 10 centers nationally participating in a revolutionary clinical trial to study the effectiveness of technology that keeps hearts being transported for transplants beating and supplied with blood and oxygen.

Structural heart disease update: 5 patients, 4 messages Video

Structural heart disease update: 5 patients, 4 messages

Paul Sorajja, MD, gives a presentation on ways to diagnose and treat dyspnea in new ways at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Cardiovascular Grand Rounds. Dr. Sorajja also discusses catheter-based TR options and other types of treatment ...

MHI® in the News |view more

Heart palpitations after eating – when to be concerned and foods to avoid

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:30 PM

[US News & World Report, Feb. 11, 2020] Most of the time, you’re probably not paying any attention to your heartbeat. Sure, you know that your heart is constantly pumping blood throughout your body. You may even track heart rate, ...

Can this artery screening tool help prevent a heart attack?

Friday, December 27, 2019 8:30 AM

[MarketWatch, December 27, 2019] In this article, Abbott Northwestern Hospital hospitalist Dr. Craig Bowron discusses the value of Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) screening using CT scans to determine whether coronary arteries are blocked. ...

Holiday Heart Syndrome — it’s real

Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:30 PM

[KARE 11, December 5, 2019] Some doctors say they see more heart attacks on Christmas Day than any other time of the year. Dr. Nick Burke, who specializes in interventional cardiology with Allina Health at the Minneapolis Heart Institute, ...

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