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‘This is my body’: Heart attack victim, 55, tells of pain and recovery

On a sunny, muggy Saturday in late November, a 56-year-old woman walked into the emergency room of a Philadelphia hospital with a blood clot in her heart.She was not immediately declared dead.But as doctors worked on her, she began to feel strange.The clot was growing bigger and thicker.Her heart was beating faster and faster.At one […]

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How to treat an artificial heart with a robot

The idea of a robot heart transplant is gaining momentum, and there are a growing number of companies developing their own systems.In this article, we’ll take a look at a new robot heart system developed by a company called The Heart and Brain Institute.The company’s founder, Dr. Daniel Fischman, is an engineer who was an […]

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Philadelphians who can afford it to be covered by insurance can pay more for catheter and heart surgery

The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to add more catheter options to the roster, but it could be too expensive to afford to go to surgery.The team is looking to expand the number of catheters it offers and is looking at expanding to a third, new catheter option in the future.The 76ers have already added cathets […]

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