Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

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Mitochondrial Infusions Given to Babies with Heart Damage
Mitochondrial Infusions Given to Babies with Heart Damage
Kerry Grens | Jul 10, 2018
Among 11 infants treated to date, most survived and their heart function improved.
Image of the Day: Cold Hearted 
Image of the Day: Cold Hearted 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 22, 2018
Cardiologists have found a way to cool the human heart in a localized way to help reduce muscle damage from heart attacks. 
Why Afternoon Open Heart Surgery Is Better for Patient Outcomes
Why Afternoon Open Heart Surgery Is Better for Patient Outcomes
Catherine Offord | Oct 27, 2017
Research in human patients and mice reveals the role of the circadian clock in the risk of heart damage at different times of day.
If It Ain't Broke . . .
If It Ain't Broke . . .
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2016
Is there room to improve upon the tried-and-true, decades-old technology of artificial hearts?
Hearts in Hand
Hearts in Hand
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2016
Texas Heart Institute heart surgeon Bud Frazier is a pioneer of heart transplant technologies.