Articles tagged with 'Cardiovascular' | Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern Medicine Newsroom (Cardiovascular)

2024
February
26,
2024
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
A typical resting heart rate for an adult is 60 to 100 beats per minute. Beth Jones’ heart rate would soar to 180 beats per minute and stay that high for hours, even while just sitting on the couch. The school administrator from St. Charles was suffe...
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February
20,
2024
| 09:59 AM America/Chicago
Andrew DeLuca woke up with back pain a day after moving an air conditioner unit. Within hours he was close to death. The 82-year-old from Tinley Park didn’t realize he had a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), a condition with a survival rate o...
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February
01,
2024
| 00:01 AM America/Chicago
Primary tumors of the heart impact less than .02% of the population
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2023
November
20,
2023
| 16:07 PM America/Chicago
Cardiac MRI is now available at Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital. The versatile tool is used to diagnose many cardiac conditions and is the best test available to understand in full detail the structure of the heart.Northwestern Medicine’s imagin...
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November
09,
2023
| 13:04 PM America/Chicago
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute cardiologists established an advanced heart failure clinic at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago
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October
19,
2023
| 13:15 PM America/Chicago
Patients who received acupuncture following heart valve surgery experienced reduction in post-operative atrial fibrillation and other postsurgical symptoms
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June
26,
2023
| 07:01 AM America/Chicago
During his stroke workup at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Alex McKeown was found to have an aortic root aneurysm and a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), which affects about 1% of the population
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March
20,
2023
| 16:35 PM America/Chicago
GENEVA, Ill. - Just a few days before Christmas 2021, Aleida Vekony fell to her kitchen floor in Geneva, Ill.  Her husband Jeff found her unconscious and performed CPR until paramedics arrived. Aleida had suffered a massive heart attack. Little did J...
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February
28,
2023
| 11:16 AM America/Chicago
Northwestern Medicine is one of only 46 sites worldwide to participate in the pivotal study of Medtronic’s Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
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February
27,
2023
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
GENEVA, Ill. -  Feeling a little flushed, Sue Burton took her dog for a walk in the brisk December air. Just minutes later, she became dizzy. Eager to return home quickly Burton cut through a neighbor’s yard, but as her vision blurred, she sat down. ...
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February
22,
2023
| 12:43 PM America/Chicago
DEKALB, Ill. - Due to congestive heart failure, 81-year-old Diana Morrasy has experienced some anxiety regarding her health in recent years. Some of that worry has been eased for the Sycamore, Illinois resident, thanks to a remote monitoring system t...
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February
16,
2023
| 13:19 PM America/Chicago
WINFIELD, Ill. - Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Central DuPage Hospital kicked off American Heart Month with an exciting milestone -- its 500th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. With TAVR, a diseased ao...
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February
01,
2023
| 09:33 AM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. – Feb. 1, 2023 – Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, causing more deaths than all forms of cancer combined. Among females 20 years and older, nearly 45% are living with some form of cardiova...
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2022
December
20,
2022
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
The 32-year-old received a “Christmas miracle” last year when she walked into one of the few hospitals in the U.S. to offer specialized surgery for CTEPH (chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension)...
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December
13,
2022
| 12:15 PM America/Chicago
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. - Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital will now be home to the new Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Outpatient Cardiology Clinic. Opening to patients on December 14, the clinic will feature 16 exam rooms — with two designed as “Clin...
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October
12,
2022
| 16:32 PM America/Chicago
Dr. Johnston will serve as chief of cardiac surgery and surgical director of Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
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August
31,
2022
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
Trial will investigate if Apple Watch can reduce reliance on blood thinners
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July
21,
2022
| 11:31 AM America/Chicago
LAKE FOREST, MCHENRY and HUNTLEY ILLINOIS--Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest, McHenry and Huntley Hospitals were recently selected as 1 of 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the National Cardiovascular Data Registry’s 2022 Chest Pain - MI Registry P...
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June
27,
2022
| 12:53 PM America/Chicago
Bacteria stuck to a heart valve and flicked infected pieces into Jay Keller's brain causing a stroke
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