The first human heart transplant took place 50 years ago in South Africa, but Columbia was among a handful of places that helped the field mature.
The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit is a state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists in neonatal cardiac intensive care.
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
Sitting around for one to two hours at a time without moving increases the risk of death, finds a new study.
Higher up-front costs for intensive blood pressure control are outweighed by long-term cardiac benefits, shows study.
A new clinical trial will determine if the drug apixaban can prevent recurrent strokes in people with atrial cardiopathy.