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.

2014 Issues

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

2012 Issues

Vol. 10, No. 4, 2012 (PDF)

  • New Subcutaneous ICD Offers Less Invasive Alternative to Select Patients
  • Evolving Management of Type A Aortic Dissection
  • Results of Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) Study Presented

Vol. 10, No. 3, 2012 (PDF)

  • Heart-Kidney Combined Transplant in a Pediatric Patient at Mayo Clinic
  • 2012 Update on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion
  • New Technology Enables Novel Remote Health Care

Vol. 10, No. 2, 2012 (PDF)

  • Taking Research to New Heights on Mount Everest
  • Combined Heart-Liver, Heart-Kidney and Heart-Liver-Kidney Transplantation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester: A Unique Experience
  • Treatment of Hypertension With Catheter-Based Radiofrequency Renal Artery Sympathetic Denervation
  • Percutaneous Autonomic Neural Modulation: A New Approach to Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias

Vol. 10, No. 1, 2012 (PDF)

  • Percutaneous Repair of Paravalvular Prosthetic Regurgitation
  • Mayo Clinic in Arizona Pioneers Use of Cardiac Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Stem Cell Study Helps Clarify the Best Time for Therapy to Aid Heart Attack Survivors
  • Milestone for Mayo Clinic in Arizona: 100th Heart Transplant Performed
  • Elimination of Secondhand Smoke Leads to Reduction in Cardiac Events

2011 Issues

Vol. 9, No. 3, 2011 (PDF)

  • New Cardiovascular Diseases Chair at Mayo Clinic in Florida
  • Evolving Strategies and Technologies in Pediatric Heart Failure and Pediatric Heart Transplantation
  • New Protocols Allow for MRI in Selected Pacemaker Patients
  • New Technology Facilitates Treatment of Pediatric Arrhythmias

Vol. 9, No. 2, 2011 (PDF)

  • Percutaneous Treatment of Varicose Veins Offers Less Invasive, More Effective Options
  • Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation: An Important New Approach to Treating Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Mayo Clinic Offers Physician Resources via Social Media
  • Genetic Variation and Risk of Myocardial Infarction

Vol. 9, No. 1, 2011 (PDF)

  • New Cardiovascular Surgery Chair at Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  • New Simulation Training in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  • PREVAIL PROTECT Study Extending Eligibility for Left Atrial Occlusion Devices in Atrial Fibrillation
  • Using Registries to Assess Clinical Practice and Improve Patient Care

2010 Issues

Vol. 8, No. 4, 2010 (PDF)

  • New Chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  • CREST Results Demonstrate Carotid Artery Stenting Is Effective and Safe
  • New Antithrombotic Released for Stroke Prophylaxis in Atrial Fibrillation
  • Management Guidelines for Acute Aortic Dissection and the International Registry of Acute Dissection
  • Healthy Living Rochester

Vol. 8, No. 3, 2010 (PDF)

  • PARTNER Investigators Announce Dramatic Trial Results
  • Mayo Investigators Demonstrate Superior Benefit of Primed Adult Stem Cells in Heart Failure
  • Expanding Implications for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy to Treat Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hybrid Approach to Coronary Artery Disease

Vol. 8, No. 2, 2010 (PDF)

  • New Cardiovascular Division Leadership Announced
  • Epicardial Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Mayo Clinic Physicians Perform First Minnesota Implantation of Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Climbing Researching for a Cure
  • Mayo Clinic Expedition Assesses the Physiologic Response of Humans Exposed to Extreme Environments

Vol. 8, No. 1, 2010 (PDF)