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Cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, offers new insights on the pathogenesis of heart problems resulting from COVID; breaks down the evidence on whether novel treatments – neutralizing antibodies and antivirals – have therapeutic or preventive ...
Three UCSF specialists shine a light on the rapidly evolving world of minimally invasive heart surgery, giving the evidence on risks and outcomes.
Cardiologist Jie Yang, MD, breaks down the evidence by age group and offers actionable steps for helping patients lower their risk.
Cardiologist and echocardiographer Nisha I. Parikh, MD, MPH, discusses acute and chronic cardiovascular issues in COVID patients, and how imaging can help with early diagnosis and monitoring treatment response. She also looks at the consequences ...
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In a new study, UCSF researchers found that patients participating in either virtual or hybrid cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs showed similar improvements in functional capacity to those of in-person CR program participants. Hybrid ...
UCSF Study Shows Potential Benefit of Expanding Availability for Patients Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) reduces hospitalization and mortality and improves quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease. Despite its benefits, only ...
The first beating heart mitral valve repair on the West Coast was performed by Tom C. Nguyen, MD, chief of UC San Francisco’s Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, and his surgical team in September 2021.
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