Category: Heart & Vascular (Page 2)
Ensure Your Heart Attack Patients Have Everything They Need for a Successful Recovery
We now know that achieving the best long-term outcome after heart attack requires ongoing, comprehensive care. That’s why some leading medical centers, including UVA Health, have developed entire programs dedicated to heart attack recovery.
UVA Enrolling Patients for Heart Failure Study Investigating Novel Technology to Reshape the Heart
UVA just completed its first procedure to implant the AccuCinch® Ventricular Repair System.
Get to Know: Structural and Interventional Cardiologist Nishtha Sodhi, MD, FACC
Nishtha Sodhi, MD, FACC, specializes in transcatheter valvular and coronary interventions.
UVA Broadens Expertise to Safely Manage and Extract Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and Leads
CIEDs are now commonly used to treat conditions such as heart failure and heart arrhythmia. Yet
problems can arise with the devices, including malfunction, lead failure and infection.
Top 3 Ways to Ensure Your Emergent Patients Get Rapid Care
Get your patients the right care at the right place at the right time. Learn more about utilizing the Acute Cardiovascular/ Cerebrovascular Emergencies (ACE) network protocols effectively. Plus, a case study highlights the right response to an aortic emergency.
Case Study: Mitral Valve Replacement in Six-Week-Old Infant
UVA recently joined a small group of hospitals nationwide that have successfully adapted the Melody valve — a stented bovine jugular vein graft used in adults — for use in tiny patients. The patient who received the Melody valve at UVA was the smallest yet at just 3.1 kilograms.
Quicker, More Effective Relief for Varicose Veins
The UVA Vein Clinic is the first clinic in the region to offer a new, minimally invasive procedure to eliminate varicose veins.
COAPT Study Findings Prove We’re Turning a Corner in Mitral Valve Treatment
The COAPT study found the MitraClip® device is a viable option for treating patients with heart failure and moderate-to-severe mitral regurgitation.
In-Depth Video Highlights the Benefits of the CardioInsight 3D Mapping System
Cardiologist Mike Mangrum, MD, discusses two case studies that highlight the current applications of CardioInsight, including ablation for premature ventricular contractions (PVC) and atrial fibrillation (AF).
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols for Cardiac Surgery Help UVA Tackle National Opioid Shortage
At UVA, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocols have proven to improve outcomes, speed recovery and better the patient experience overall.