heart

April 23, 2020

Artificial intelligence cuts diagnostic times from hours to minutes; imaging researchers see vast opportunities.

February 3, 2020

Lisa Novak had been told that a coronary artery was too plaque-filled to be repaired with a stent. Turns out it wasn’t. 

December 19, 2019

Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.

Doctors performing TAVR
March 26, 2019

Open surgery has long been the convention for treating aortic stenosis, a potentially lethal condition in which a failing aortic valve reduces blood flow from the heart.

March 18, 2019

The landmark study of atrial fibrillation compared the catheter procedure with medication.

March 18, 2019

Putting pacemakers and defibrillators into an antibacterial, absorbable envelope protects patients, study shows.

February 4, 2019

Stem-cell scientists show that petri dish-built matrices of vessels integrate well with existing heart tissue. 

January 17, 2019

Side effects attributed to the drugs should be discussed with a doctor first, UW Medicine cardiologist says.

January 16, 2019

Anacortes, Wash., man opted into UW Medicine protocol to receive infected donor heart and then had virus eradicated.

October 17, 2018

Exact replicas of patients' organs lets doctors figure out their approach and what devices they'll need -- before showtime. 

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