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May 8, 2018

You’d think you’d know if your heart were quivering instead beating normally, but many people who have atrial fibrillation – a serious form of irregular heartbeat or palpitations – don’t feel symptoms.

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February 9, 2018

Hopefully, as Valentine’s Day nears, you aren't feeling brokenhearted. Perhaps surprisingly, though, broken heart syndrome is an actual medical condition.

Dr. Larry Dean gestures at a coronary stent.
November 29, 2017

A provocative study and accompanying commentary pub

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August 17, 2017

(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 valve.

August 17, 2017

A UW Medicine cardiologist has taken another step into the realm of heart surgeons in performing a first-in-the-world intentional cut via catheter to replace a patient’s failed artificial aortic valve.

UW Medicine’s Regional Heart Center is enrolling patients in a clinical trial that may be the final threshold to a new standard of care for aortic-valve replacement. 

When West Seattle resident Joel Eggert died last December in a motorcycle accident, his decision to be an organ donor became a life-saving gift.

UW Medicine media contact: Brian Donohue, 206.543.7856

UW Medical Center’s cardiology care is identified among the nation’s best in a list of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Pr

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