The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is known for its innovative approach to the diagnosis, and development of long-term strategies for patients at risk or with a history of heart disease. Our faculty members are experts in Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiac Imaging and Vascular Medicine and have developed research, teaching and patient care programs in all these areas.
Cardiovascular Health News
Study solves mystery of genetic mutation
Stanford researchers used genetic-editing tools and stem cell technology to uncover whether a genetic mutation linked to a heart rhythm disorder was benign or pathogenic.
Grant awarded to study heart disorder
The American Heart Association awarded Stanford researchers $5 million to develop decision-making tools for patients with atrial fibrillation.
Fitness lowers genetic risk of heart disease
In an observational study of almost a half-million participants, Stanford researchers discovered an association between high fitness levels and low heart disease, even among those at genetic risk.
A minimally invasive heart valve replacement
A 58-year-old woman who survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma and lung cancer needed a new heart valve, but open-heart surgery was considered too risky. So her doctor suggested a minimally invasive approach.
50th-anniversary celebration of heart transplant
The landmark heart transplant performed at Stanford in 1968 ultimately led to the success of the operation around the world today.
Conferences and Workshops
3rd Annual Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Special Focus Session on Myocardial Bridges
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford, CA
Electrophysiology in the West 2018: The Latest Advances in Arrhythmia Care
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford, CA
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