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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Reduction in common heart hormone associated with improved outcomes and lower mortality

(Intermountain Medical Center) Heart failure patients discharged from the hospital with a reduced level of a common hormone produced by the heart had significantly lower rates of readmission and lower...

Heart attack and stroke patients prescribed statin medication upon discharge have better outcomes

(Intermountain Medical Center) Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are used after they're discharged from the hospital, ...

A weak heart due to metabolic change

(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) The heart derives its energy primarily from fatty acids. However, if a metabolic shift to other energy sources takes place, thi...

Pope Francis Gives Career Advice During Epiphany Remarks

Francis said people "often make do"

An Aging Heart May Weaken Memory

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 -- A decline in the pumping ability of an older person's heart can lower blood flow to their brain's memory center, new research has found. The study involved 314 people, who a...

Touchstone Center provides insight into glucagon's role in diabetic heart disease

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) A UT Southwestern study reveals the hormone glucagon's importance to the development of insulin resistance and cardiac dysfunction during Type 2 diabetes, presenting o...

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement dramatically improves heart patients' quality of life

(Intermountain Medical Center) Patients who undergo a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR -- a minimally-invasive surgical procedure that repairs a damaged heart valve -- experienced a sig...

Heart break could lead to severe and long term heart damage

Heart break is actually damaging for the heart finds a new study. Researchers have found that persons undergoing a heart break could suffer from damages to the heart that is similar to heart attacks.

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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.

Heart Transplantation in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany: The Heart Transplant program at the Heart and Diabetes Center Bad Oeynhausen, University Hospital, Ruhr - University Bochum University, Germany.

60 years ago, Francis Crick changed the logic of biology.

In September 1957, Francis Crick gave a lecture in which he outlined key ideas about gene function, in particular what he called the central dogma. These ideas still frame how we understand life. This...

The Role of Dr. Francis Willis in the Madness of George III.

In the well-known story of the illness of King George III, what is often overlooked is the part played by Dr. Francis Willis, an inconspicuous doctor who with great success ran an asylum in Lincolnshi...

Heart Transplantation for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A Single-Center Experience.

Peripartum cardiomyopathy is an idiopathic disorder defined by the occurrence of acute heart failure during late pregnancy or post-partum period in the absence of any other definable cause. Its clinic...

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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...

Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Blood Cardiovascular Dialysis Hypertension Stent Stroke Vascular Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes all the diseases of the heart and circulation including coronary heart disease (angina...

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