A cut to her aortic valve, via catheter, pulled UW Medicine patient Debbie Davis out of a tough spot.
UW Medicine cardiologists have developed a tool to predict which heart-failure patients stand to gain most, and least, from an implanted defibrillator.
In April, Ed Ward, 74, became the first patient on the West Coast to receive a test device implanted in his heart to reduce the symptoms of heart failure. Dr.
She introduced a bill to fund heart research of South Asians, whose risk for heart disease is much higher than the general population's.
Regional variation seen in patients’ participation; nationwide uptake is ‘disappointing,’ UW Medicine cardiologist says
Hopefully, as Valentine’s Day nears, you aren't feeling brokenhearted. Perhaps surprisingly, though, broken heart syndrome is an actual medical condition.
A UW Medicine cardiologist has created a one-of-a-kind simulator that uses diagnostic imaging of patients' hearts instead of drawings.
A provocative study and accompanying commentary pub
Commentary in The Lancet and resulting news coverage misconstrue findings' applicability to patients, says chief of UW Medicine Regional Heart Center
On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic valve.