Category: Heart & Vascular (Page 7)
Specialized Intensive Care for Pediatric Heart Patients
A new pediatric cardiac intensive care unit will promote individualized care for those with complex cardiac needs.
Comprehensive Vascular Screening for Asymptomatic, At-Risk Patients
UVA Heart and Vascular Center is now offering asymptomatic, at-risk patients easy access to comprehensive vascular screening.
Reoperative Cardiac Surgery More Common, Less Risky
With patients outliving their initial heart “fix,” redo procedures are becoming more common. Today, approximately 30 percent of all open-heart surgeries done at UVA are reoperative procedures. Read a recent case study.
After CREST, Carotid Stenting a Viable Option for Some Stenosis Patients
Find out which patients are the best candidates for carotid stenting, proven as safe and effective as carotid endarterectomy in treating stenosis of the carotid artery.
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Now an Option for More Patients
With the new fenestrated endograft, select patients with pararenal aortic aneurysms are now candidates for a minimally invasive endovascular procedure. Could your patient benefit?
Making Women’s Heart Health a Priority
Cardiologist Brandy Patterson, MD, explains why she’s made women’s heart health a priority and provides tips on resources you can use to educate your patients.
Less Invasive ICD Prevents Deadly Arrhythmias With Reduced Risk for Infection
UVA is now offering this less invasive alternative to the standard implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).
Interventional Cardiologist Taking A Holistic Approach to Amputation Prevention
Kanwar Singh, MD, has committed himself to not only mastering advanced revascularization techniques but also to providing comprehensive care to vascular patients.
UVA-Led Study Spurs FDA Approval of MitraClip Device
A UVA-led study reveals the promise of a new device for treating those patients with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation who are at prohibitive risk for open surgery. The MitraClip is one more promising addition to the arsenal of advanced procedures offered at UVA for those with MR.