Cardiovascular Update

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Welcome to Mayo Clinic's Cardiovascular Update. As the name connotes, this website will provide additional information and resources related to topics in the current issue of our print newsletter.

The print newsletter and online supplement provide a mix of information you can use in your daily practice, along with news about cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic techniques offered in our new or rapidly expanding subspecialty clinics.

We welcome suggestions for future newsletter content or other ways we can improve communication between our practices to better serve you and your patients.

2015 Issues

Vol. 13, No. 4, 2015 (PDF)

  • Coronary Artery Calcium Score: Are We Doing Too Many or Too Few?
  • Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Hidden in Plain Sight
  • Short-Term Statin Therapy Confers Long-Term Benefit

Vol. 13, No. 3, 2015 (PDF)

  • PCSK9 Inhibition: A Game Changer in Cholesterol Management
  • Pediatric Ventricular Arrhythmia in a Normal Heart
  • Advancing Single Ventricle Imaging for Application of Regenerative Techniques in Congenital Heart Disease
Vol. 13, No. 2, 2015 (PDF)
  • Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis: Time Is Critical
  • New Anticoagulation Options for Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
  • Innovation Summit 2014: Defining the Future of Cardiac Care at Mayo Clinic

Vol. 13, No. 1, 2015 (PDF)

  • Leslie T. Cooper Jr., M.D., Has Been Named to Chair Department of Cardiology at Mayo Clinic in Florida
  • Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction — HFpEF: More Than Diastolic Dysfunction
  • New Book Details Development of Modern Cardiac Care

2014 Issues

Vol. 12, No. 4, 2014 (PDF)

  • Mayo Clinic Announces Carcinoid Heart Disease Clinic
  • Advances in Mechanical Circulatory Support at Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic Celebrates 100 Years of Cardiology

Vol. 12, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)

  • Percutaneous Therapy Offers New Option for Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation
  • Leadless Pacing Available for Selected Patients
  • Implantable Loop Recorders in Patients With Cryptogenic Stroke
  • Arm Ergometer Provides Alternative to Conventional Stress Testing

Vol. 12, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)

  • Stroke Reduction Utilizing Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion
  • Endovascular Repair of Complex Aortic Aneurysms

Vol. 12, No. 1, 2014 (PDF)

  • Arrhythmias in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pregnancy Complicated by Maternal Congenital Cardiac Disease

2013 Issues

Vol. 11, No. 4, 2013 (PDF)

  • Celebrating 100 Years of Cardiology at Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic Investigators Identify Mortality Risk Factors in Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Role of Cardiac MRI in the Assessment of Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • Robotic Mitral Valve Repair is a Cost-Effective Treatment Compared With Standard Approach

Vol. 11, No. 3, 2013 (PDF)

  • Prevention and Management of Device Infection
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assist Device Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  • Mayo Clinic Leads Multinational Study Establishing Benefit of Early Surgical Correction of Mitral Valve Regurgitation

Vol. 11, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • Pioneering Developments in Cardiac Transplant and LVAD Therapy Continue at Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic in Rochester Leads FDA Trial of Next-Generation Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement Technology
  • Radiation Reduction in the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Improving Patient Safety

Vol. 11, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Cardio-Oncology Clinics Integrate Specialty Clinical Care
  • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in the Elderly and Potentially Terminally Ill Patients
  • New Clinical Trial Evaluates Choice of Treatment for Left Main Coronary Disease
  • Mayo Clinic Pediatric Heart Failure Program Joins the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium