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2020-3-24
Study shows key factors for reducing brain damage from cardiac arrest

Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) can improve blood flow to the brain after cardiac arrest and preserve neurological function. Howev...

2020-1-15
Getting to the heart of epinephrine use in pediatric cardiac arrest patients

The effectiveness of epinephrine treatment during resuscitation of adult patients with cardiac arrest is generally promising, but little is known abou...

2019-12-16
Successful transcatheter mitral valve repair that enhances postoperative recovery

Researchers at Osaka University succeed in Japan’s first beating-heart surgery to repair a mitral valve without using artificial heart lung apparatus....

2019-11-29
Doctor-initiated clinical trial begun for cell spray heart failure treatment method

A team of researchers at Osaka University Hospital developed a method of spraying mesenchymal stem cells onto the heart for the treatment of heart fai...

2019-3-1
ECG rhythm and Airway Management Make All the Difference During A Heart Attack

Japan-based research examined a large-scale national registry of cardiac arrest cases to measure the effects of advanced airway management (AAM) on 1-...

2018-3-13
Strength in numbers: Worldwide study finds new genetic risk factors for stroke

Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide, but its genetic basis is unknown. In a large, multicenter effort, researchers performed a genom...

2017-10-30
Successful implantation of heart pump with power cable behind the ear, a Japan first!

2017-10-26
Successful cardiogenic shock treatment using a percutaneous left ventricular assist device

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