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News

Currently Browsing:2016

  • 100 years of caring for the heart

    Friday, October 21, 2016  Mass General

    Tony Rosenzweig, MD, chief of the MGH Cardiology Division, says some visitors are confused when he says that a treadmill desk in his office reminds him of a 1920s-era doctor. But when he delves into the life and legacy of Paul Dudley White, MD – who founded the MGH Cardiac Unit in 1916 – do they see the connection.

  • Silent Heart Attack: Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

    Wednesday, July 6, 2016  Mass General

    In this Q&A, Amy Sarma, MD, a cardiology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, shares insights into the causes and symptoms of a silent heart attack and what you can do to help prevent it from happening.

Currently Browsing:2015

  • A survivor’s story: Uncovering the mystery of SCAD

    Friday, February 13, 2015  Mass General

    The artery blockage behind all of Donna Grogan's heart attacks wasn’t caused by a buildup of plaque, as is the case with most heart attacks. Her blockage came from a piece of artery that had torn away, which is officially known as spontaneous coronary artery dissection, or SCAD.

  • Treat your heart to a healthy diet

    Monday, February 9, 2015  Mass General

    Just in time for American Heart Month, a new survey says Americans are confused about what it means to eat a heart-healthy diet. Armed with tips to tackle any confusion, MGH dietician Deborah Krivitsky, MS, RD, LDN, of the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center in the Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, shares some diet tips that can help lower the risk for heart disease.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Cardiovascular Images Newsletter

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014  Clinical

    Cardiovascular Images is a web-based monthly newsletter produced jointly by the Department of Radiology and the Department of Cardiology. Presented in case-study format and with plenty of actual clinical images, the newsletter provides physicians and healthcare professionals with factual and up-to-date information about cardiovascular examinations and procedures.

  • Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, named chief of Cardiology Division

    Friday, December 5, 2014  Mass General

    Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, has been named chief of the MGH Division of Cardiology and co-director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center in the Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care.

  • Five thousand cases and counting

    Friday, December 5, 2014  Mass General

    On Nov. 28, Joshua Caplin, left, participated in his 5,000th case as a physician assistant in the MGH Knight Center for Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics.

  • Connecting clinical care and research

    Friday, November 7, 2014  Mass General

    On Nov. 4, staff from the MGH Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care’s Fireman Vascular Center and the Heart Center’s Knight Center for Cardiovascular Therapy were highlighted at the Vascular Interventional Advances conference in Las Vegas.

  • A walk down the aisle on Ellison 9

    Friday, October 31, 2014  Mass General

    It was not part of their job description, but that did not stop nurses on the MGH Cardiac Intensive Care Unit from taking on the role of wedding planners so that a father could walk his daughter down the aisle.

  • Januzzi first incumbent of Hutter Family Professorship

    Friday, September 26, 2014  Mass General

    James Januzzi, MD, director of the MGH Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, was honored Sept. 8 in a ceremony at Harvard Medical School (HMS) as the first incumbent of the Hutter Family Professorship in Medicine in the Field of Cardiology.

  • The journey home

    Friday, August 1, 2014  Mass General

    Lacy Neff, a radio broadcaster from West Virginia, recently underwent a heart transplant as part of his treatment plan for amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when amyloid proteins accumulate in the organs. The MGH is one of only seven hospitals in the United States studying cardiac amyloid transplants – and the only one in the Northeast.

  • Guiney named the Paul Dudley White, MD, Distinguished Service Chair in Cardiology

    Friday, June 13, 2014  Mass General

    Timothy Guiney, MD, of the MGH Cardiology Division, is the first incumbent of the Paul Dudley White, MD, Distinguished Service Chair in Cardiology.

  • Heart smarts

    Friday, February 7, 2014  Mass General

    In recognition of American Heart Month, MGH physicians share their tips for the best ways to "love your heart."

  • DeSanctis departs after 59 years

    Friday, February 7, 2014  Mass General

    Roman DeSanctis, MD, director of Clinical Cardiology emeritus at the MGH, retires.

Currently Browsing:2013

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Study combines two minimally invasive procedures to treat atrial fibrillation

    Friday, July 12, 2013  Mass General

    A new clinical trial is now underway at the MGH to investigate whether combining two catheter-based procedures will improve the long-term outcome in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder. The MGH is the first hospital in New England – and only the second in the nation – to pair renal artery sympathetic denervation with pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) for patients with atrial fibrillation and hypertension.

  • Recognizing excellence in research

    Friday, July 12, 2013  Mass General

    Friends and colleagues gathered on June 18 to celebrate the second annual Herman K. “Chip” Gold, MD, MGH Young Investigator Award.

Currently Browsing:2012

  • Institute hosts ‘Health Information Day’

    Friday, September 14, 2012  Mass General

    Designed to introduce the MGH community to the new interdisciplinary Institute, "Health Information Day" Sept. 12 featured informational sessions, panel discussions, hands-on demonstrations, samples from area food trucks and promotional giveaways.

  • Collaborative caring

    Friday, September 7, 2012  Mass General

    To introduce the Institute of Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care to the MGH community, “Health Information Day” will be held Sept. 12 from 7 am to 8 pm under the Bulfinch Tents.

  • Inaugural award honors former director of Cardiac Cath Lab

    Friday, June 29, 2012  Mass General

    Cardiology Division staff members, grateful patients, family members and friends gathered to celebrate the inaugural Herman K. “Chip” Gold, MD, MGH Young Investigator Award during a June 19 reception and ceremony in the East Garden Room.

  • Widening Geographic Disparities in Hospitalized Heart Attack Incidence and Outcome Rates

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012  Mass General

    February is American Heart Month, and the spotlight is on heart health. Throughout this month, we will be featuring articles including discussions with physicians in the Massachusetts General Heart Center to learn more about the topics surrounding heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women.

  • Statin Effects in Women:

    Friday, February 10, 2012  Mass General

    February is American Heart Month, and the spotlight is on heart health. Throughout this month, we will be featuring articles including discussions with physicians in the Massachusetts General Heart Center to learn more about the topics surrounding heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women.

Currently Browsing:2011

  • Are caffeine inhalers safe?

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011  Mass General

    Kimberly A. Parks, DO, FACC, cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and James Mojica, MD, associate program director of the Harvard Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training Program discuss the safety of caffeine inhalers

  • Seconds count

    Friday, April 1, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 4.1.11 From the time a person first experiences symptoms of a heart attack, such as shortness of breath or chest discomfort, to the time he or she undergoes cardiac catheterization -- a procedure used to diagnose and treat a blocked coronary artery -- every second is of utmost importance.

  • MGH goes red for women’s heart health

    Friday, February 18, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 2.18.11 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the MGH Heart Center and Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program brought attention to hearts everywhere by celebrating “Go Red for Women” month with a series of events and activities to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

  • "Go Red for Women" events

    Friday, January 21, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 1.21.11 The MGH Heart Center's Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program is hosting several events in honor of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" week Feb. 1 through 4.

Currently Browsing:2010

  • A life-saving gift

    Friday, April 2, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 4.2.10 IN THE UNITED STATES ALONE, there are more than 100,000 candidates on the United Network for Organ Sharing organ and tissue waiting list.

Currently Browsing:2009

  • Mass General raises funds to support cardiovascular research

    Wednesday, September 23, 2009  Mass General

    Massachusetts General Hospital partnered with the American Heart Association during the 2009 Boston Heart Walk, an event that raises funds to support lifesaving heart and stroke research.

  • Monitoring patients remotely

    Thursday, July 16, 2009  Mass General

    New wireless technology allows Heart Center clinicians to keep tabs on heart failure patients wherever they are.

Publications

Currently Browsing:2013

  • Cardiovascular Images

    Monday, April 29, 2013

    Atrial Baffle Stenosis: A Late Complication after Mustard Repair for d-TGA A 37 year old male with a history of d-transposition of the great arteries and Mustard atrial switch operation as an infant presented with abdominal distension and facial swelling.

Events

Currently Browsing:2009

  • Cardiology Grand Rounds

    Wednesday, December 16, 2009

    Listen to Ira Ockene, MD, discuss "The Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Project: What is Translational Research so Difficult?"
  • Cardiology Grand Rounds

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009

    Listen to Richard N. Channick, MD, discuss "Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension: Current Approaches and Controversies"
  • Cardiology Grand Rounds

    Wednesday, December 2, 2009

    Listen to Michael A. Fifer, MD, discuss "HCM - the Most Interesting Heart Disease"

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