The new catheter leads to a significant reduction in pulmonary artery obstruction

A device known as Al-Bashirâ„¢ Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University report that angioplasty significantly reduces the size of blood clots present in the pulmonary arteries, which leads to improved heart function in patients with pulmonary embolism. Innovation session at the 2022 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference in Boston. The … Read more

Chronic deficiency of exercise associated with HFpEF

A chronic lack of exercise – termed ‘exercise deficiency’ – is associated with cardiac atrophy, decreased cardiac output and chamber size, and decreased cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in a subgroup of patients with heart failure With preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), researchers say. They suggest that increasing the levels of physical activity for these sedentary individuals could … Read more