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In this video, Stanford Medicine heart surgeon Joseph Woo discusses his award-winning research that examined the pros of cons of mechanical versus biological valve replacements.

In this video, Stanford Medicine heart surgeon Joseph Woo discusses his award-winning research that examined the pros of cons of mechanical versus biological valve replacements.

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Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

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Rheumatoid arthritis and coronary artery disease share a common culprit: an important type of immune cell, called a macrophage, that has gone haywire. Stanford investigators have zeroed in on a molecular defect in macrophages' metabolic process that drives both disorders.

Rheumatoid arthritis and coronary artery disease share a common culprit: an important type of immune cell, called a macrophage, that has gone haywire. Stanford investigators have zeroed in on a molecular defect in macrophages' metabolic process that drives both disorders.

A minimally-invasive procedure called TAVR "gave me back my life in an immediate and profound way," said Stanford high-risk heart patient Laura Hosking.

A minimally-invasive procedure called TAVR "gave me back my life in an immediate and profound way," said Stanford high-risk heart patient Laura Hosking.

A conversation about a molecule called Ino80 led to findings that could help researchers develop therapies for a rare genetic disease of the heart muscle.

A conversation about a molecule called Ino80 led to findings that could help researchers develop therapies for a rare genetic disease of the heart muscle.

Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.

Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.

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Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

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When Marlo and David Greenfield found out their eagerly awaited baby girl would need cardiac surgery soon after birth, they were relieved to be referred …

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