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Cardiovascular Care

Inside the Critical Care Lab

Inside the Critical Care Lab

MCIRCC’s objective is to transform critical care through innovation, integration, and entrepreneurship. But what does that mean and how is it being done? The MCIRCC Pre-Clinical Operative and Intensive Care Unit was created in February 2013 to embody this objective and has made great strides in high-risk, high-reward pursuits.

The Next Generation of Vital Signs

The Next Generation of Vital Signs

Vital signs are archaic or “late to the game.” You read that right. Traditional vital signs that are collected and indicate a problem such as low/high blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc. are not detectably altered until your body has already been trying to compensate for a deficiency.

But what if the problem could’ve been detected and prevented before your body began to act up by developing new and more informative vital signs? Insert New Vital Signs

AHA Researcher of the Week: Kayvan Najarian, PhD

AHA Researcher of the Week: Kayvan Najarian, PhD

Kayvan Najarian, PhD, an American Heart Association-supported researcher, is another example of the extraordinary things happening here at the University of Michigan thanks to AHA funding.