Her first intervention was at the dawn of open-heart surgery. This month she got a newly available pulmonary valve, placed with a tiny incision.
Virtual reality technology helped a cardiologist understand a man's acute problem amid multiple past fixes for congenital heart deficits.
Right before Christmas, a co-worker noticed that Brevin Cronk's lips had turned blue. It was a new, acute problem with his heart, and he was rushed to UW Medical Center – Montlake.
Lisa Novak was only 44 when her energy started to seep away.
Implanting replacement aortic valves via catheter is as good as, or better than, surgery for low-risk patients, new studies show.
The landmark study of atrial fibrillation compared the catheter procedure with medication.
Exact replicas of patients' organs lets doctors figure out their approach and what devices they'll need -- before showtime.
Patients No. 1 and 2 recovering well after UW Medicine specialists perform novel heart-valve procedure
Historically, people whose aortic valve functions poorly have been directed to open-heart surgery, the “gold standard” of care. Since 2011, though, the U.S.