St. Francis Heart Center Company Profile

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Referring physicians wanting to learn more about heart valve surgery and Dr. Marc Gerdisch's work with ECM can call toll-free at 1-866-237-0565. The St. Francis Heart Center is dedicated to providing our patients with the region's most comprehensive heart and vascular services. The commitment of our physicians to the prevention and cure of heart disease has led to innovative care, better outcomes and improved quality of life for patients. St. Francis created the Emergency Heart Attack Response Team (EHART) protocol, which has revolutionized heart attack treatment in the United States and abroad. St. Francis has the only 24/7 comprehensive heart center in south central Indiana, providing everything from angioplasty to heart valve repair. For more information, go to

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Chemo-boosting drug discovered for leukemia

(The Francis Crick Institute) Drugs developed to treat heart and blood vessel problems could be used in combination with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of adult leukemia, new research led by...

LSUHealthNO to study new drug to regenerate heart muscle

(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) In collaboration with Novo Biosciences, Inc., LSU Health New Orleans Cardiovascular Center of Excellence will receive more $500,000 over two years t...

Children’s National begins work on new rheumatic heart disease center with $3.7 million grant

In an effort to treat and prevent rheumatic

AstraZeneca & Francis Crick Institute Collaborate in Cancers, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Diseases Research

NewsAstraZeneca and the Francis Crick Institute sign research agreement.

After Francis, what next?

Recorded at the recent Nuffield health policy summit, this round table asks how to impliment the Francis reports recommendations. Taking part were: Robert Francis, chair of The Mid Staffordshire NHS F...

Alabama cardiology practice names new president

Body: The Huntsville Hospital Heart Center, the largest cardiology practice in Northern Alabama, recently named a new president. Joshua Hewiett, a Florida native, assumed the role July 1, replaci...

'No complaining': Pope Francis takes on moaners

Pope Francis carries the weight of the world's poor and suffering on his shoulders: the last thing he needs is people turning up at his apartment for a whinge. Vietato lamentarsi (no complaining) rea...

AHA awards grant to study rheumatic heart disease

The American Heart Association awarded the Children’s National Health System a grant to launch a rheumatic heart disease center, according to a press release. The program will aim to develop strateg...

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Development and validation of the Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale - Brazilian version.

This article aims to describe the adaptation and translation process of the Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale (BFCRS) and its reduced version, the Bush-Francis Catatonia Screening Instrument (BFCSI)...

Pregnancy outcome in women with congenital heart disease: A single center experience.

Pregnancies in patients with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) are often complicated. We aimed to highlight the nature and the rate of these complications in a single center patient population.

Cytomegalovirus disease in post-heart-transplant patients at a national reference center.

Heart transplantation remains as the treatment of choice when the heart failure is refractory to the medical or surgical therapy. Therefore, cytomegalovirus disease is an important post-heart-transpla...

Nineteen Years of Adult Congenital Heart Surgery in a Single Center.

Adults with congenital heart disease are a growing population. We describe surgical interventions, short- and long-term mortality and morbidity, and risk factors for adverse events in a population-bas...

Evaluation of the SIPAT instrument to assess psychosocial risk in heart transplant candidates: A retrospective single center study.

We evaluated the reliability of the Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Transplantation (SIPAT) in heart transplant (HT) recipients and explored its usefulness in predicting post-transplan...

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FRANCIS-ACS Trial: A Study of the Safety and Efficacy of A 002 in Subjects With Acute Coronary Syndromes

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of A 002 when added to high dose atorvastatin in subjects with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Monitor Patients With Acute Heart Failure

This is a prospective, multi-center, non-randomized study to evaluate performance of an external monitor for heart failure patients

VentrAssistTM LVAD for the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure - Destination Therapy

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of LVADs in providing long-term circulatory support for patients who have chronic stage D heart failure and are inelig...

Registry for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Patients

The purpose of the ADHERE study is to develop a multi-center, observational, open-label registry of the management strategies of patients treated in the hospital for acute Heart Failure in...

Intravenous Vasodilator vs. Inotropic Therapy in Patients With Heart Failure Reduced Ejection Fraction and Acute Decompensation With Low Cardiac Output (PRIORITY-ADHF Study)

Single center, prospective, randomized, non-blinded research study comparing intravenous vasodilator infusion vs. inotropic infusion in patients admitted to the hospital or in the emergenc...

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St. Francis Heart Center

Referring physicians wanting to learn more about heart valve surgery and Dr. Marc Gerdisch's work with ECM can call toll-free at 1-866-237-0565. The St. Francis Heart Center is dedicated to providing ...

Saint Francis Healthcare and Medical Society of Delaware

Saint Francis Healthcare, a part of Trinity Health, operates Delaware’s only Catholic hospital serving Wilmington and Northern New Castle County since 1924. Services provided...

Taylor & Francis Medical Division

Taylor & Francis is proud of its first class medical, biomedical and pharmaceutical science publishing program, combining the publishing strengths of Marcel Dekker, Taylor & Francis, Martin Dunitz, Pa...

Iowa Heart Center's

Since its founding as a one-physician practice in 1970, Iowa Heart Center's focus has remained the same: to provide quality, leading-edge, compassionate care to its patients and their families. That d...

Saint Francis Veterinary Center

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Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine.  Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...

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