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Benico Barzilai, MD and Haitham Ahmed, MD
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | Noon (ET)

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 | Noon (ET)

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Old heart device wires tied to complications, death risk

Study finds patients with pacemakers and defibrillators are more likely to have minor and life-threatening complications when having them removed if old wiring was left behind in earlier procedures. Dr. Oussama Wazni discusses his research.

Why Heart Health Advice Is All Over the Map

Researchers find the guidelines that doctors currently use to evaluate patients for their heart health are inconsistent on who should be screened for heart disease. Dr. Steven Nissen comments.

Here's Why More People Are Surviving Heart Attacks, According to 10-Year Study

“Study Looks at Why More People Are Surviving Heart Attacks”- A heart attack is a traumatic and life-altering event, however, according to recent research, more people are surviving heart attacks now than they were just ten years ago, thanks to the advancement and accessibility of life-saving heart procedures. Dr. Ahmed comments.

Reviewed: 10/16