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May 10, 2022

National foundation recognizes Heart Institute’s case volumes, superior outcomes in surgical repairs to halt degenerative disease.

January 19, 2022

Two fortuitous events led Cody Pickett to UW Medicine’s Heart Institute for nonsurgical repair of his blocked cardiac blood vessel.

September 15, 2021

Study findings identify witness recognition of the victim as the first in a series of actions that lead to better-than-usual survival.

August 23, 2021

Q&A: A clinician and researcher characterizes SARS-CoV-2's distinct inflammation as "an acceleration of chronic heart disease."

May 16, 2021

The Lancet publishes the first such global analysis, which calls for greater effort to reduce heart disease, stroke and other conditions in women. 

April 17, 2021

Findings suggest most college athletes with mild or asymptomatic cases can safely return to play without more cardiac tests.

illustration of coronavirus infection in heart
September 18, 2020

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 coronavirus patients "have shown that about 50% of

August 27, 2020

The findings, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, underscore need to get a flu shot early, the lead researcher says.

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. 

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