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Cleveland Clinic has been named the nation’s No. 1 heart hospital by U.S. News & World Report for the 20th consecutive year and is among the top 4 U.S. hospitals for 11 years running.

U.S. News & World Report, The Plain Dealer, CNN.com, WEWS-TV 5, WJW-TV 8, and numerous other sources – Dr. Bruce Lytle comments.

The Serious Heart Risks That Come With Chemo

TIME – Dr. Juan Carlos Plana discusses Cleveland Clinic’s cardio-oncology program. Two Cleveland Clinic patients are featured.

Valvular heart disease guideline lowers intervention threshold, provides new disease classification

Dr. Jim Thomas, a member of the writing committee for this document, comments on the new guidelines.


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