UVA is one of just 55 U.S. hospitals to receive the ACTION Registry - Get with the Guidelines Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology.
Category: Heart & Vascular (Page 8)
In the absence of clear treatment guidelines, cardiologist Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, has launched his own clinical trial that he believes will provide a data-based approach to treating MVD.
Joining the Health System’s skilled team of cardiac surgeons, Leora Yarboro discusses her focus on LVADs and minimally invasive surgery to treat heart failure.
Performed using a smaller incision to access the heart rather than a standard sternotomy approach, mini valve surgeries result in shorter recovery times and less scarring.
A new pediatric cardiac intensive care unit will promote individualized care for those with complex cardiac needs.
UVA Heart and Vascular Center is now offering asymptomatic, at-risk patients easy access to comprehensive vascular screening.
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.
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.
With the new fenestrated endograft, select patients with pararenal aortic aneurysms are now candidates for a minimally invasive endovascular procedure. Could your patient benefit?
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.