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O35 100th Anniversary of the ECG at Mayo Clinic

O35 100th Anniversary of the ECG at Mayo Clinic It’s a classic image for heart health, the zigzag lines of an ECG, or electrocardiogram. Even though Mayo Clinic conducts hundreds of thousands of ECGs each year, it is a test that’s never taken for granted. And, would you believe, the [...]

Created by Andy Shilts

Pulling Problem Teeth Before Heart Surgery to Prevent Infection May Be Catch-22

Pulling Problem Teeth Before Heart Surgery to Prevent Infection May Be Catch-22

Patients with dental extractions before cardiac surgery still at risk for poor outcomes, study finds   Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — To pull or not to pull? That is a common question when patients have the potentially dangerous combination of abscessed or infected teeth and the need for heart surgery.  [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication Warfarin side effects: Watch for interactions Heart murmurs Grass-fed beef: What are the heart-health benefits? Beta blockers: How do they affect exercise?

Created by Dana Sparks

Human Factors in Surgery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR78dXTYy9c Fifty years ago, doctors at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., opened the doors to modern open heart surgery using the heart-lung machine. Back then you had about a 50-50 chance of making it off the table. Now you can be 98 percent certain that you'll survive. But for today's [...]

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Heart Failure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_20dpmfInKI Every year nearly half a million Americans are diagnosed with heart failure. It's a condition that results in your heart not being able to pump blood efficiently. Most cases are caused by coronary artery disease or years of high blood pressure. But the woman you're about to meet had [...]

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Study Shows Simple Finger Device May Help Predict Future Heart Events, Such as Heart Attack

Results of a Mayo Clinic study show that a simple, non-invasive finger sensor test is highly predictive of a major cardiac event, such as a heart attack, stroke or hospitalization, for people who are considered at low or moderate risk, according to researchers. Dr. Amir Lerman, M.D., a cardiologist at [...]

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Matteson heart disease/rheumatoid arthritis problem (:54)

Eric Matteson, M.D., chair of rheumatology at Mayo Clinic, discusses a newly opened cardio-rheumatology clinic designed to address heart disease in patients with rheumatoid diseases.

Created by Brian Kilen

Matteson cardio-rheumatology clinic concept (:31)

Eric Matteson, M.D., chair of rheumatology at Mayo Clinic, discusses a newly opened cardio-rheumatology clinic designed to address heart disease in patients with rheumatoid diseases.

Created by Brian Kilen

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