Using a noninvasive test developed at Columbia, older TAVR patients with an unusual heart failure pattern were found to have cardiac amyloidosis.
Transplantation with even suboptimal kidneys provides a significant survival advantage compared to remaining on dialysis, CUMC researchers say.
Children who had heart surgery at NYP/CUMC had a significantly lower risk-adjusted mortality rate compared with all other New York state programs.
An international trial shows that TCEP, a procedure meant to reduce neurological complications, is safe for TAVR patients, though more research is needed on efficacy.
A major international study has found that drug-eluting stents are as effective as surgery for many patients with a blockage in the left main coronary artery.
The use of power morcellators dramatically declined after federal warnings that the device could spread cancer, according to a Journal of the American Medical Association study.