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Cardiovascular Report - Cardiovascular Report Winter 2011
Cardiovascular Report Winter 2011
Vascular surgeon Christopher Abularrage is drawn to complex cases, where he can “tailor the procedure to the patient.”
photo by Keith Weller
Articles in this Issue
Novel answers for a patient ineligible for open aneurysm repair.
After a five-year search for the culprit behind failed cardiac bypasses, scientists have found an unexpected gang of thugs. Next up: a new plan of attack.
How a child with stomach pain was found to have advanced cardiomyopathy, and how Johns Hopkins physicians bridged her to a new heart.
To make cardiac resynchronization therapy even better, researchers seek to explain how it works.
Johns Hopkins researchers find that statin drugs may provide the most benefit in people with calcium buildup in the arteries.
An alteration in the genetic code of about 25 percent of African-Americans may be associated with a lower risk of narrowing of the arteries.
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