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The Beat: A Bryan Heart Blog

The Beat is a monthly blog from Bryan Heart cardiologists to keep you informed on trending topics, advancements and news in heart care.

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New Coronary Stents Fully Absorb in Patients

Every day patients receive stents to keep their arteries open to supply blood to the heart. Interventional cardiologists at Bryan Heart now have a new approach to make this procedure easier and safer for patients.

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Revolutionary Pacemaker Lessens Patient Complications

Micra is the newest and smallest pacemaker, approved for use in the United States by the FDA in April 2016. Bryan Heart is the first in Nebraska to offer this true revolution in pacing technology.

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Coronary Calcium Screening: A Simple Test to Prevent Heart Attack

Written by John Steuter, MD
A coronary calcium screening is a test that looks for areas of calcium in the walls of the coronary arteries, which could ultimately cause a heart attack. Calcifications in the coronary arteries are an early sign of atherosclerosis.

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Mitraclip: A Minimally Invasive Procedure to Reduce Mitral Regurgitation

Written by John Steuter, MD
Mitral regurgitation develops when the heart's mitral valve leaflets fail to close tightly causing blood leak back through into the left atrium. As a result, the heart must then work harder to push the extra blood through the heart.

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Preventing Readmissions for Heart Failure Patients

Written by John Steuter, MD
Heart failure is a major problem in the United States. Over five million people suffer from heart failure with over 650,000 new cases and over one million heart failure admissions a year.

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The Latest Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is a common and increasing problem. The symptoms of increasing shortness of breath and weakness due to the heart's inability to pump enough blood forward can be disabling and life-threatening for patients.

For many years, the treatment we have used to treat congestive heart failure has been standardized.

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