(Downloadable video and script, and still images of patient) On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic...
Hopefully, as Valentine’s Day nears, you aren't feeling brokenhearted. Perhaps surprisingly, though, broken heart syndrome is an actual medical condition. It's a form of cardiomyopathy, or a...
In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle. "Our primary commitment is...
During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve. But a congenital abnormality made the typical valve-replacement approach risky, and the impending hip...
Any virus can infect heart-muscle cells, but the novel coronavirus appears to have a particularly detrimental effect, which cardiologists are trying to understand. Autopsy studies of very sick...
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Neurologists always emphasize the value of a speedy response when someone recognizes signs of a stroke – and especially after a year of people expressing fears of...
Hospitals tend to be busy places during the summer. Add in a spell of historically hot weather, and the number of people needing care increases dramatically. “We saw over 100 patients for heat-...