Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic have a long history and tradition of laboratory and clinical research in diseases of the heart, aorta and other blood vessels (cardiovascular diseases).

Mayo Clinic's research program includes laboratory and clinical research in cardiovascular disease and clinical trials of treatments and devices. In clinical research, Mayo Clinic doctors study experiences with previous patients to identify the most appropriate treatments for present and future patients.

Researchers apply research discoveries to the treatment of people with cardiovascular disease. Their efforts ensure that Mayo Clinic remains on the leading edge of patient care.

Read more about research in the Cardiovascular Research Center.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.