Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute shares advancements in heart research and care

By Jess Gomez
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THE STATISTICS ARE SOBERING: Heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States, resulting in one of every four deaths — and according to the Centers for Disease Control, about 720,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack next year.

Research identifies new approach to more efficiently diagnose blood clots in lungs of patients over age 50

By Jason M Carlton
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New research from Intermountain Medical Center identifies a new “sliding scale” model used to rule out potentially deadly blood clots in the lungs, known as pulmonary embolisms, is more accurate than current diagnostic methods.