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
Mystery novel and dream spur key insight
On Dec. 14, 2014, after many months of not getting expected results, biochemist Jim Spudich got into bed, read a chunk of a novel, fell asleep and had a dream that would change the focus of his entire field in thinking about what causes a common and often lethal heart defect.
Apple Heart Study demonstrates ability of wearable technology to detect atrial fibrillation
Stanford researchers presented preliminary findings from a virtual study that enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
Discovery could limit toxic effect of chemo
Stanford researchers have found a way to predict who will suffer heart problems from a common breast-cancer drug, as well as identified an FDA-approved medication that could mitigate those side effects.
Heart defects boost heart disease risk
Even a relatively simple heart defect makes a patient much more likely to develop cardiovascular disease as an adult, Stanford researchers say.
Big victory for a tiny heart
With no blood flow to his right lung, infant Carter Johnson was diagnosed with a rare condition called absent right pulmonary artery. His parents turned to Stanford Children’s Health for help.
Conferences and Workshops
12th Annual Cardiology for the Primary Care Practitioner
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge - Stanford, CA
Stanford’s 5th Annual Mechanical Circulatory Support: Optimal Management and New Frontiers
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge, Stanford, CA
Electrophysiology in the West 2019: The Latest Advances in Arrhythmia Care
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford, CA
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- Hypertension in Primary Care - Improving Control and Reducing Risk
- Introduction to Food and Health
- Managing Atrial Fibrillation
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