Cardiovascular Disease

Holiday Heart Syndrome

KSAT-12 News: Do you have ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’?

January 4, 2016

Are you overwhelmed by the holidays? Are you stressed, and drinking and eating more than you normally do? They are signs of what doctors call “Holiday Heart Syndrome.” The syndrome can happen to anyone, even if they have a healthy heart. It’s triggered by stress and alcohol, and makes your heart beat three to four […]

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Physicians, researchers lead $1 million pilot trial to help patients with peripheral vascular disease

September 9, 2014

A team of researchers and physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are leading a more than $1 million pilot trial to determine if drugs designed for heart attack survivors can benefit those suffering from life-threatening peripheral vascular disease.

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Hope for healthy hearts revealed in naked mole rat studies

August 14, 2014

Kelly Grimes, a graduate student in the lab of Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., at the Health Science Center’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, conducted the first studies of naked mole rat cardiovascular function.

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New defibrillator prevents cardiac arrest without placing leads into the heart itself

March 31, 2014

UT Medicine San Antonio cardiologist, Manoj Panday, M.D., implanted a subcutaneous internal cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) into a patient at University Hospital on March 31.

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Startech Foundation, UT Health Science Center San Antonio announce $1.99 million Texas Emerging Technology Fund Award to Admittance Technologies, Inc.

January 18, 2013

Funding for innovative technology allows early detection and prevention of heart failure without additional surgery

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UT Medicine cardiologist uses TAVR procedure to return quality of life to New Mexico man

November 16, 2012

FDA expands approved use of artificial heart valve to more patients

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