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picture of Dr. Zachary Goldberger
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

November 7, 2017

Commentary in The Lancet and resulting news coverage misconstrue findings' applicability to patients, says chief of UW Medicine Regional Heart Center

picture of UW Medicine cardiac specialists
August 17, 2017

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

Patients No. 1 and 2 recovering well after UW Medicine specialists perform novel heart-valve procedure

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

Surgical residents learn their craft mostly in the operating room, watching and assisting mentors with patient procedures until their skills and poise suffice to fly solo. 

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