Cardiology

50 Years of Heart Transplants

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.

New Hypertension Guidelines Could Save Lives and Money

Full implementation of new hypertension guidelines could prevent 56,000 cardiovascular disease events (mostly heart attacks and strokes) and 13,000 deaths each year, without increasing overall health care costs.