Past News Releases

2009

2008

  • Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association Honors Two Noted Cardiologists as it Celebrates 50 Years (December 21, 2008)
  • Cedars-Sinai First Heart Transplant Recipient, 82, Returns for 20th Anniversary Reunion (December 9, 2008)
  • National Leader in Sudden Cardiac Death Research Named Associate Director of Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute (November 18, 2008)
  • A Heart at Last for Alice (After two years of living with congestive heart failure, Chino woman receives a lifesaving VAD and a new heart (October 17, 2008)
  • To Reduce Costs of Medical Care, Pay for Procedures That Are Known to Work, Say Authors of Editorial in Journal of the American Medical Association (October 15, 2008)
  • New System Devised to Guide Doctors Treating Patients With Symptomatic Myocardial Bridging (June 25, 2008)
  • Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the Sapien Transcather Aortic Valve: Clinical Trial of Non-Surgical Intervention for Aortic Valve Stenosis (June 20. 2008)
  • Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the Evalve MitraClip: Clinical Trial of Non-Surgical Repair for Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation (June 20, 2008)
  • Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage System: Clinical Trial of Non-Surgical Intervention for Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (June 20, 2008)
  • Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Now Enrolling Women With Recurrent Chest Pains for Aware Clinical Trial (March 11, 2008)
  • Researchers Describe Mechanisms by Which Capon Gene Causes Heart Rhythm Disturbances (March 3, 2008)

2007

  • New, Non-Invasive Imaging Test Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks (September 27, 2007)
  • Cardilogists and Heart Surgeons Meet for "Controversies and Advances" Conference (September 25, 2007)
  • Treating Arrhythmias with Sub-Zero Temps Helps Patients Lead Active, Symptom-Free Lives (September 12, 2007)
  • Rare Use of Drug Derived from Leech Saliva Lets Heart Transplant - and Wedding - Proceed (August 21, 2007)
  • Re-Analysis of Controversial Meta-Analysis Says Writing Off Rosiglitazone May Be Premature (August 8, 2007
  • Robotic Technology Provides Less Invasive Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair (June 8, 2007)
  • Minimally Invasive Procedure May Cure Atrial Fibrillation (June 1, 2007)
  • Heart-Assist Device Gives Culver City Man a Good Quality of Life in the Comfort of Home (May 25, 2007)
  • Eduardo Marban, Internationally Renowned Cardiologist and Heart Researcher, to Join Cedars-Sinai as Director of Heart Institute (May 8, 2007)
  • Patient Receives the Gift of a Second Chance With Heart That Was Previously Transplanted (May 7, 2007)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation Makes Los Angeles Radio Broadcaster's Life Predictable (February 23, 2007)
  • The Broad Foundation Establishes a $1Million Endowment for Cardiology Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (January 29, 2007)
  • Outwardly Expressed Anger Affects Some Women's Heart Arteries, says a New Women-Only Study (January 12, 2007)

2006

  • Fit, Slim, Nonsmoker, Vegetarian and Just 39 Years Old - Mother of Two's Undiagnosed Heart Disease Could Have Cost Her Life (July 8, 2006)
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Women's Heart Program Provides Innovative Diagnostic Test for Microvascular Disease (May 1, 2006)
  • Experimental Heartpod System Implanted in First L.A. Patient, Being Evaluated in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure (March 1, 2006)
  • Study Finds Treatment of Severe Coronary Artery Disease with Medication-Releasing Stents a Viable Alternative to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (February 23, 2006)
  • Unique Vascular Dysfunction in Women's Heart Disease Described in Major Journal Supplement (February 1, 2006)

2005

  • Shortness of Breath without Chest Pain Can Signify the Presence of High-Risk Heart Disease (November 2, 2005)
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Are You Prepared to Help Save a Life? (November 2, 2005)
  • Expert Available for Interview on Study of New Heart-Related Exercise Guidelines for Women (August 3, 2005)
  • Restoring Flow to All Blocked Areas of the Heart Improves Five-Year Survival Rate, Study Says (June 17, 2005)
  • Patients With Metabolic Syndrome and Moderate Levels of Coronary Calcium Found to Have a Greater Chance of Having Blocked Arteries, as Detected on a Stress Imaging Teat (May 26, 2005)
  • An Unlikely Anniversary: Playa Del Rey Man Celebrates Surviving an Aortic Dissection (March 3, 2005)
  • Director of Women's Health Program at Cedars-Sinai Honored at "Red Dress Awards" for Research on Heart Disease in Women (February 4, 2005)
  • Animal Study Shows Link between Nicotine and Atrial Flutter (January 26, 2005)
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